How to set vi Editor for ed command in SQLPLUS
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  1. #1
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    Hi

    I have Oracle8i on RH Linux 6.2
    Just like for windows where NOTEPAD is default editor ..what is for Linux.
    Right now 'ed' command entered on 'SQL>' is giving
    Wrote file afiedt.buf
    1051

    How to set editor for Oracle Here

    Amol

  2. #2
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    In SQL*Plus write:

    define_editor='vi'

    Hope that helps

    Angel

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    In case you want to make vi your permanent editor you have to write "define _editor='vi'" into the file $ORACLE_HOME/sqlplus/admin/glogin.sql.



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