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  1. #1
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    Arrow help not accesible in SQL

    SQL> DROP VIEW HELP_TEMP_VIEW;
    DROP VIEW HELP_TEMP_VIEW
    *
    ERROR at line 1:
    ORA-00942: table or view does not exist


    SQL> @E:\oracle\ora81\sqlplus\admin\help\helpus.sql;
    SQL> help
    SP2-0171: HELP not accessible.
    SQL>


    Hi! I am dusty and I am unable to resolve this help feature in SQL* plus. when I try for help file it says help not accesible. I am on 9i and I tried all kinds of tricks with the help file. please enlighten me and tell me how to get sql*plus to kick in with help.
    Dusty

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    in helpbld.sql it says:
    -- NOTES
    -- To run this script, connect as SYSTEM and pass the datafile to be
    -- loaded as a parameter e.g.
    --
    -- sqlplus system/system_password @helpbld.sql helpus.sql

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    You need to install it to see it.
    Remember the Golden Rule - He who has the gold makes the rules!
    ===================
    Kris109
    Ph.D., OCP 8i, 9i, 10g, 11g DBA

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