How To Load Data That Has Commas In Customer Name Using Sqlloader
Last updated on JUNE 23, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Demantra Advanced Forecasting and Demand Modeling - Version 2.5.9 and later
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***Checked for relevance on 07-Nov-2013***
How do I set the line OPTIONALLY ENCLOSED BY '"' AND '"'in the FormatFile.fmt so that the
sqlloader loads the data that have a comma in their name? Customer is loading data into the BIIO
tables using the sqlloader. They have noticed that when loading customers which have a comma in
their name they do not load. When they removed the comma from the customer name it worked just fine.
An example of the data:
The company name in the above example has a comma --> MYNAME Co., Inc.:1234:City(1234)-ST-01:CS
Customer is loading using the load_text_file_cs_mip_forecasts.bat. With the comma, the sqlloader
log gives the following error:
Record 1: Rejected - Error on table BIIO_CS_MIP_FORECASTS, column
ORA-01722: invalid number
If this line(OPTIONALLY ENCLOSED BY '"' AND '"') was in the FormatFile.fmt it would work.
However, this file gets overwritten. So customer wants to know if there a way for them to have the
load_text_cs_mip_forecast.bat file not overlay/overwrite the FormatFile.fmt when it runs.
The load_text_file_cs_mip_forecasts.bat is calling load_text.exe The program calls it with
load_text 464. What does 464 stand for? Are there different values that they can pass so the
program does not overwrite FormatFile.fmt which is in their sqlldr control file?
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