you can do:
select * from table\G
> >>>> 2013/04/24 09:06 -0700, Rajeev Prasad >>>>
> this table has many columns and only 1 record. select * from table;
> generates an unreadable list. how can i list the record as in two columns?
> (column name and its value)? i looked at UNPIVOT, but could not get it to
> SQL> select * from table UNPIVOTE INCLUDE NULLS;
> select * from table UNPIVOTE INCLUDE NULLS
> * ERROR at line 1: ORA-00933: SQL command not properly ended
> From MySQL client, if started with flag '-G':
> select * from table
> For the same program there is flag '--auto-vertical-output'.
> But it seems you are using Oracle; this is MySQL list.
> In any case, you wrote both 'UNPIVOT' and 'UNPIVOTE'; I suspect the former
> is better.
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