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Re: prompting in PL [message #370292] Wed, 04 August 1999 11:11
Chris Hunt
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Registered: March 1999
Junior Member
I don't think this is possible in ordinary PL/SQL (i.e. as run from SQL*Plus). SQL*Plus batches up a whole PL/SQL block, sends it to the database and doesn't get control back till the procedure finishes.

For the same reason, if you use DBMS_OUTPUT to display your progress, nothing is output until the process finishes.

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