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SQLPlus and white space in the output

I finally managed to work around My Most Annoying Problem (TM) with SQLPlus in my career. SQLPlus will mess up my output when I am copying/posting something in wordpress or elsewhere. Here’s an example to show you what I mean. The output in SQLPlus in my terminal window is all nice and pretty (it’s a print screen):

nice output

Many thanks to Jonathan Lewis and his presentation about generating test data by the way!

The above output looks nice at first glance, so I’m copying and pasting this into a document, only to see this (again a print screen; this time from TextWrangler):