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Re: sql tidy formatter?

From: "David Shivak" <dshivak(at)metabolex(dot)com>
To: "Steve Atkins" <steve(at)blighty(dot)com>,"SF Postgres" <sfpug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: sql tidy formatter?
Date: 2006-11-08 23:33:00
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I have not used this vim script personally, but it looks like it will
prettyprint SQL.

Dave S.
David Shivak 

-----Original Message-----
From: sfpug-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org [mailto:sfpug-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On
Behalf Of Steve Atkins
Sent: Wednesday, November 08, 2006 3:11 PM
To: SF Postgres
Subject: Re: [sfpug] sql tidy formatter?

On Nov 8, 2006, at 3:00 PM, Jeff Frost wrote:

> Well, vim and nedit on *ix systems and textpad on windows do syntax  
> highlighting, but neither does formatting that I am aware  
> formatting, I mean indenting for readability, and not just colorful  
> highlighting like I've already got with the editors.  Looks like  
> the one you sent just does the syntax highlighting.

There are a few out there that will reformat, but
they're mostly commercial.

I have "" that seems to work for simple
stuff, somewhere around. Google should find it.


> On Wed, 8 Nov 2006, Jon Asher wrote:
>> Some code / text editors recognize SQL and do basic formatting
>> (without inserting missing elements as in html tidy).  I'm not  
>> sure what's
>> best on Unix but look at this type of tool
>> On 11/8/06, Jeff Frost <jeff(at)frostconsultingllc(dot)com> wrote:
>>> What do you folks use to format SQL similar to the html tidy  
>>> utility?  I
>>> get
>>> queries from clients all the time that are just one big line and  
>>> the first
>>> thing I do is edit it to make it easier to read.  I'm wondering  
>>> if there
>>> is
>>> some utility that might do this for me?
>>> --
>>> Jeff Frost, Owner       <jeff(at)frostconsultingllc(dot)com>
>>> Frost Consulting, LLC
>>> Phone: 650-780-7908     FAX: 650-649-1954
> -- 
> Jeff Frost, Owner 	<jeff(at)frostconsultingllc(dot)com>
> Frost Consulting, LLC
> Phone: 650-780-7908	FAX: 650-649-1954

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