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ORA-00900: invalid SQL statement- when run a procedure in oracle 10g


I am using Oracle 10g database and trying to run a procedure using SQL commands.

create or replace procedure "exam" is
begin
  DBMS_OUTPUT.PUT_LINE('Test');
end;

Then click on Run button. It shows: "procedure created".

When I try to execute it using:

execute exam;

then click on Run button, it shows:

ORA-00900: invalid SQL statement

Thanks for your help.


Solution

  • Just noticed a detail in your question. You press run button. Thus, you must be using an IDE.

    You cannot use execute in IDEs - it is an sql*plus command. It might work in Oracle SQL Developer though, but I wouldn't use it there anyway;

    Try

    begin
      exam;
    end;