New Feature: Drag and Drop Object To Copy Them to Another Oracle Database

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 15 Comments

In both v4.1.5 and v4.2, you can now select objects from your database tree, and drag them to another connection to have them copied. The source can be: a MySQL, DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, Terradata, or other 3rd party supported RDBMS an Oracle Database The destination can be: an on-premise Oracle Databaes an Oracle Database running in the Oracle Cloud …

Adding Common Columns to Tables via Templates and Transformation Scripts

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 10 Comments

In Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler, you can create a table in your relational design that stores columns that you want to be added to all of your other tables. Call it, ‘table_template.’ Now call the transformation script. Tools > Design Rules & Transformations > Transformations. Before After These are cool, but they don’t belong in my Logical model! So …

More Column Copy Tricks in Oracle SQL Developer

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 23 Comments

I normally don’t blog on Sundays. But I was going through our Exchange, triaging your enhancement requests, and I found one that is ALREADY in the product. Actually I found a dozen or so that are already in the product, but I thought I’d talk about this one in particular. From Describe (Shift-F4) allow “Copy column names to clipboard” like …

How to Copy Only Column Headers from Query Results in Oracle SQL Developer

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 8 Comments

Short and sweet post today – let’s say you’ve written a SELECT *, and your query results have some column headers you want to copy out. Yes, you could copy out the result set WITH the column headers, but maybe you JUST want the column names themselves. Note you need to select which column headers you want copied by selecting …

Stupid Copy & Paste Tricks

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 43 Comments

The Late Show with David Letterman used to have a bit called, ‘Stupid Pet Tricks.’ I quit watching because I prefer his Scottish and funnier future-replacement, Craig Ferguson. But I will take advantage of some Google-Fu to drive some traffic to ye olde blog (can you tell I’m in the UK this week?) So most folks GET copy and paste …