Script: dict_comments.sql

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-- File Name    : http://www.oracle-base.com/dba/miscellaneous/dict_comments.sql
-- Author       : Tim Hall
-- Description  : Displays comments associate with specific tables.
-- Requirements : Access to the DBA views.
-- Call Syntax  : @dict_comments (table-name or partial match)
-- Last Modified: 15/07/2000
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SET VERIFY OFF
SET FEEDBACK OFF
SET LINESIZE 255
SET PAGESIZE 1000

SELECT a.table_name "Table",
       Substr(a.comments,1,200) "Comments"
FROM   dictionary a
WHERE  a.table_name LIKE Upper('%&1%');

SET VERIFY ON
SET FEEDBACK ON
SET PAGESIZE 14
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