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Export text exactly from psql

psql will automatically add headers to output and wrap long lines of text. To get the value without this noise switch to tuples only mode and unaligned format.

\t on
\pset format unaligned

This can be combined with a previous TIL by joshbranchaud to export the query output to a file.

select body from posts where id=123 \g post123.txt
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