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Pretty-Print XML in SQL*Plus Wraps After 80 Characters. How to Prevent this? (Doc ID 1372684.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 13, 2020

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Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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When attempting to pretty-print XML using xmlserialize() from SQL*Plus, the output always wraps after 80 characters.

Please see the following example:

What formatting option needs to be specified in SQL*Plus so that the output does not wrap after 80 characters?


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