Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler 4 User Interface Improvements

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 2 Comments

The name probably gives it away, but just in case you weren’t aware of this, Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler is an extension of Oracle SQL Developer. They share a framework that is derived from JDeveloper. The latest framework has some new user interface widgets that were adopted directly from Netbeans. I’ve blogged a bit on this topic in regards …

SQL Developer 4 and the Oracle Diagnostics Pack

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 41 Comments

Oracle Database Enterprise Edition customers have the option of extending their functionality set via various optional ‘packs.’ One of the most popular packs is the Oracle Diagnostics Pack. Funny, most people call it the ‘Diagnostic’ Pack, but it’s technically known as the Diagnostics Pack. Anyways, the pack includes a LOT of features. You can see all of them listed here. …

Increased Flexibility for Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler Diagrams in v4

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I recently talked about how you could tell the modeler to use custom classification types for your tables. But, I forgot to tell you where you could find these settings in version 4! Surprise – we moved them. Excellent… Sometimes I think developers change stuff because they’re bored or maybe even because they don’t realize even the smallest change can …

Resetting the Oracle SQL Developer Desktop in v4.0

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Can’t get your SQL History or Snippets panel to open? Before version 4.0, we would frequently advise users to close SQL Developer, go into their user settings folder and delete the’windowinglayout.xml’ file and then restart SQL Developer. This would force SQL Developer to re-create the desktop view and bring everything back to the defaults. That’s annoying and it should be …