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Deleting one field in a table and changing fonts in reports

How can I delete only one field from an Oracle table, and how can I set fonts or font sizes in Oracle SQL repo...

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To drop a single column from a table, use the following syntax:

   ALTER TABLE mytable DROP COLUMN thecolumn ;
This will drop the column as well as dropping any dependent indexes or constraints.

Fonts and font sizes cannot be manipulated via SQL*Plus reporting since SQL*Plus output is strictly flat text only. If you are using Oracle Reports, you can set the font via the property panel for the field on the report.

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