|SQL*Plus Getting Started
Release 8.1.7 for Windows
Part Number A82954-01
This chapter provides information to help you install SQL*Plus components.
Specific topics discussed are:
The CD-ROM insert that accompanies your product CD-ROM includes the following information about SQL*Plus:
Online help is available from the command line of either the graphical user interface or the command line interface while you are using SQL*Plus. The database administrator creates the SQL*Plus help tables and populates them with SQL*Plus help data.
Before you can install SQL*Plus help, ensure that:
The help script files are:
To install SQL*Plus help:
Select the "Enable InterMedia demos and add SQL*Plus help tables" from the Database Configuration Assistant during installation.
where PASSWORD is the password you have defined for the SYSTEM user. The default SYSTEM user password is MANAGER.
The HELPINS utility reads this login from SYSTEM_PASS to run successfully.
where PASSWORD is the password you have defined for the SYSTEM user.
To access SQL*Plus help, enter one of the following commands in SQL*Plus:
If you know the topic for which you want help, enter the following:
where topic is a SQL*Plus help topic. For example, enter
for help on the COLUMN command.
If you get a response that help is unavailable, check that you have correctly installed SQL*Plus help in the SYSTEM schema.
For more information about the HELP command, see Chapter 8, "Command Reference" in the SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference.
To load the demonstration tables, start SQL*Plus with the user account that allows you to complete the exercises. The SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference refers to the user name SCOTT with the password TIGER, but you can use any account with the same privileges.
Enter the following command at the SQL*Plus prompt:
When you finish working through the examples, you can remove the demonstration tables from the database by entering the following command: