Formatting Code through the Command Line

To format the code using the command line, follow the steps:

  1. Click Start.

  2. Type cmd in the Search programs and files text box and press the ENTER button.


    To run the Command Line in Windows 8:

    From the Desktop Mode

    • Move the mouse cursor to the exact lower left corner until the desktop shortcuts menu appears.
    • Right-click to see the shortcut menu and than click Run.

    From the Charms Bar

    • Move your mouse to the upper right corner until the Charms Bar appears.
    • Select Apps from the list and type run in the search box.
    • Click Run from the search results.

    Use Windows + R Shortcut Keys

    • In desktop mode, press the Windows + R keys, to show the Run command line.
  3. Type a path to the file located in the dbForge Data Generator for Oracle installation folder on your PC, and press the SPACE key.

     C:\Program Files\Devart\dbForge Data Generator for Oracle\
  4. Specify the operation you want to perform (code formatting) and the required parameters and arguments: /formatsql [/switch1[:value | [parameter1:value parameter2:value ..]] /switch2 ..]

    Tip: To see a quick help on the arguments available in the command line, type the following:

     /formatsql /?
  5. To run the process, press ENTER.

Arguments Used in Command Line

Select corresponding command line switches to perform the required operations: