How To Retrieve The Full Object Definition (DDL) From The Database
(Doc ID 1460969.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This document describes a simple way to retrieve an object definition, also called the DDL (Data Definition Language) of an object.
Retrieving the complete definition (DDL) of a dictionary object (i.e. table, index, view, tablespace, etc.) can be useful in these circumstances:
- Confirm the object definition
- Transfer the object definition to another database
- Resolve a database issue using My Oracle Support to describe the properties of an object
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