DBMS_OUTPUT.PUT_LINE Doesn't Display Leading Blanks Using SQL*PLUS (Doc ID 1008252.6)

Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2015

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 7.3.4.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Leading spaces in text passed to DBMS_OUTPUT.PUT_LINE are not displayed in SQL*Plus (leaving text output left justified).  This behavior may not occur in other tools.


For Example:

 

Cause

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