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SP2-0310 SQL*Plus Does Not Ignore Quoted '@' Character (Doc ID 746513.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2022

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


When trying to INSERT or UPDATE a table with SQL where the first character on a new line is the '@' character (within quotes), SQL*Plus ignores this character as a value and instead tries to execute a file.

For example:


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