Scripts – on Spooling and Output to Screen in Oracle SQL Developer

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When executing scripts in SQL Developer, the amount of output we display on the screen is LIMITED. By design, we only show you 5,000 records from any query, and we limit the amount of output in total for a single script execution to 10,010 rows. This is controlled here: I know what you’re thinking… Why? A few reasons, but practicality …

Video: A Tour of the SQL Developer Desktop

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In this 10 minute video I’ll show you: how to open a panel how to move a panel how to reset your desktop if something gets ‘borked’ how to create new desktop tab groups (for docking things) AND how to ‘float’ your doc or panel to a secondary monitor Welcome 2018! Please be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel …

Oracle SQL Developer PL/SQL Packages Trick – Synchronize!

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You know how every TV show has to have that Christmas themed episode? No? Well, in the US, it’s pretty common. And as a child of the 80’s television, my brain has been properly warped. So here is your Christmas themed SQL Developer ‘trick.’ Every look under the tree, and your first reaction is to be a little disappointed in …

Learning Oracle SQL Developer: The Video Hits

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I’ve got short videos for you, 2-10 minutes. I’ve got 20 minute videos. And I’ve got monster, hour long videos. 24 in total, covering everything from how to use the PL/SQL debugger, to building REST Services, to just writing better SELECT * queries. Send me your requests, always happy to build more. I just wish I had a voice made …

Can’t Remember Your Keyboard Shortcuts? Try the Quick Action Panel.

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Quick post today. If you want to do something, but can’t remember the keyboard sequence, or can’t find the button, try opening the Quick Action panel. It’s available under the Tools menu. It offers a few features. You can search. You can see the keyboard shortcuts. And you can activate the feature immediately by double-clicking on the item. Like, I …

Version 17.3(.1!) is Now Available

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We released SQL Developer version 17.3 while I was at Oracle Open World, so I didn’t have time to really blog it. Plus, we found this REALLY annoying bug. Obviously this was ‘no bueno’ – so we put out a patch. Version 17.3.1 is available now. What’s New in 17.3? Mostly bug fixes. We identified issues from 17.2 and fixed …