Oracle – How to enter newline character in Oracle


select col1, col2
    into name1, name2
    from table1
    where col1=col;

        m_sub := 'Subject ';
    m_msg := 'Hello '||name||' ,'||/n||/n||'Your order has been placed.';

Error(34,33): PLS-00103: Encountered the symbol "/" when expecting one
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Best Solution

Chr(Number) should work for you.

select 'Hello' || chr(10) ||' world' from dual

Remember different platforms expect different new line characters:

  • CHR(10) => LF, line feed (unix)
  • CHR(13) => CR, carriage return (windows, together with LF)
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