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SQL Plus won't run trigger

I am trying to create a trigger for my table. I have typed in the code as follows:

CREATE OR REPLACE TRIGGER INSERTCUSTOMER
BEFORE Insert ON BIGDAVE
FOR EACH ROW
BEGIN
INSERT INTO BIGDAVES_PAL
VALUES(:new.SSN, :new.F_Name, :new.L_Name);
END INSERTCUSTOMER;
Whenever I hit enter, SQL Plus simply goes to the next line, as if it is expecting something else, and it will not execute the command. Do you think you know what I am doing wrong?


All you need to do is add a / (forward slash) as the last line of your script file, and that will run it. The ending semi-colon simply ends the trigger code, but it does not tell SQL Plus to run the code. The / will run the code in the buffer.

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