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Loading PDF files using SQL*Loader

How do I load a PDF file into an Oracle table using SQL*Loader?

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You will first want to create a table with a BLOB column. You will then be able to store the entire contents of the PDF file in that table's column. You can use SQL*Loader to load these PDF files.

The Oracle documentation contains the instructions you seek. You can find the specific document to load into LOBs with SQL*Loader at the following URL:

This was first published in July 2005

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