In the procedure editor, the editor that’s invoked when working with PL/SQL objects, you will notice a slightly new user interface when invoking a search or a replace.
Let’s cover search first.
Already searched for something, and want to do it again? Check out the history.
Start searching, immediately highlight all of the ‘hits.’
Remember how you can just double-click on a word to find all of the occurrences? Yeah, that still works, and it’s independent of the search highlighting.
So what are the options? Instead of a popup dialog, now you have a toolbar to toggle the search options.
You get a similar toolbar.
Regular expression replacement wasn’t working correctly in version 4. It’s fixed now in version 4.1. We now use $ notation in the replace field – this matches also what Netbeans and other Java IDEs use for back replacement in regex search and replacements [Docs]. Specifically, $2 will refer to the 2nd group and /2 means insert a two.
And the SQL Worksheet?
The UI remains the same. We’re finding and fixing bugs being logged in both editors now in the Forums. If you find something, report it!