Re: question about external files

got it, I'm not limited to 4000 in the spec
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael McMullen" <ganstadba@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2005 1:49 PM
Subject: question about external files


> 9.2
> I'm trying to load a file that has a field that can be > 4000 characters.
> external files don't let you use a clob so I'm using a varchar2(4000).
> problem is I don't want any rejected records but it's ok to only grab the
> first 4000 characters. so how do I do this in external files, sqlloader I
> could substr the column.
> 
> Thanks
> Mike
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