Tag: filter

Connection Filtering Across all Schema Objects

Most folks know they can filter their list of Tables. But did you know you can set a global filter across your entire connection? It’s pretty basic, but also pretty powerful: So how would this be useful? Maybe for your project or program module, you have all of the objects starting with the same prefix. […]

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30 SQL Developer Tips in 30 Days, Day 11: Tree Trimming

Many of you are not DBAs or developers. You spend most of your time browsing tables, running queries, and answering questions that help make your business ‘go.’ The SQL Developer Connection Tree shows a whole lot of stuff that you might not ever use. So turn it off. Tools – Preferences – Database – Navigation […]

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Oracle SQL Developer 4: A Tweak With Table Filters

In previous versions of Oracle SQL Developer, if you start typing in the Data tab’s filter dialog on a Table Editor, SQL Developer would make suggestions for you. A few folks have asked that we not be so aggressive with the ‘help’ here. And I wholeheartedly agree. So in version 4… If You Want Help, […]

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Search and Browse Database Objects with Oracle SQL Developer

Having trouble finding something? Maybe you’re just getting older? I know I am. But still, it’d be nice if my favorite database tool could help me out a bit. Hmmm, what’s this ‘Find Database Object‘ thing over here…sounds like a search mechanism of some sort? You can access this panel from the ‘View‘ menu. It’s […]

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SQL Developer Quick Tip: Filtering Object Lists

How deep do you go in your software? Do you make it at least 1 click deep? I’m talking about right-clicking with your mouse. Software folks are often accused of hiding things on context menus, but you have to remember that software is engineered and developed by folks that are comfortable with computers – and […]

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SQL Developer Quick Tip: Filtering your Data Grids

Regardless of your role or responsibility, if you work in the database, you’re going to spend a lot of time looking at data. This is usually what will push someone from the command-line to a GUI – the spreadsheet look and feel for browsing tables or query results. Since you’re going to be spending so […]

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