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DbVisualizer 9.0 - Change Log

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Enhancement

Chart The point value popup (displayed when hovering a chart point) should appear even when not exactly over the point and remain active if moving cursor to another point
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=14632 ]
Connection Setup Add support for custom component borders
Connection Setup Remove the "Single Physical Connection" feature and tool property
Connection Setup Give focus to the Database Userid field when entering the Database Setup page in the wizard
Create/Alter Table Make the Create/Alter Table dialog non-modal
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=3504 ]
DB Support: Informix The database qualifier should be recognized in various features, e.g. for auto-completion when looking for matching tables and columns
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=12360 ]
DB Support: Oracle Choosing Connection Type = TNS for Oracle should show an instruction how TNS names are loaded if the list of names is empty
DB Support: Oracle Bundle the Oracle JDBC driver with DbVisualizer
DB Support: PostgreSQL Add visual Explain Plan support for PostgreSQL version 9 and later
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=11895 ]
Data tab Auto completed column names in the table data filter should respect the "Case for Completed Names" and "Delimited Identifiers" in Tool Properties
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=3397 ]
Database Objects Tree Need to visually show that child nodes has been filtered in the objects tree
Database Objects Tree While browsing database objects and the connection is lost with the database, preserve the currently visible tab at re-connect
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=12674 ]
Database Objects Tree Don't use the SHIFT modifier in the objects tree
zx [http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=10891 ]
Database Objects Tree Add feature for multi deletion of Database Connections
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=2788 ]
Database Objects Tree Add a way to insert "Script Object to Editor" results at the caret position in the current editor
Database Objects Tree Double-click an object in the Databases tab should open the object and not expand any child objects
Database Objects Tree Allow for multiple "object view" tabs opened at the same time
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=12847 ]
Database Objects Tree Allow rename of object view tabs
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=4065 ]
Database Profile: Actions Support multiple action windows without locking the rest of the user interface (Ex: Create Table, Rename Table, Create Trigger, etc).
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=3294 ]
Database Profile: Actions Copy in SQL Preview in Object Action window and Variable substitution window should copy selected text and not all of the text
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=4236 ]
Database Profile: View Add support to load a database object in a specific object view tab using drag from databases tab to the target object view tab
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=15021 ]
Database Profile: View Add support to save and reset the layout of sub tabs for object view top-level tabs (bound to database type and object type)
Export Add support for export in "json" format
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=3582 ]
Favorites Support drag and drop of the favorites toolbar so that it can be positioned after the main toolbar buttons
Favorites Add "Select Target Object" in Favorites tab list right-click menu and in the favorites bar right-click menu for a favorite
avorites Show path of target object as tooltip
Favorites Add sort capability in the Favorites tab (right-click menu)
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=4055 ]
General Improve the database access strategy, e.g. to minimize or remove the need to ever lock the GUI, prevent freezes when a connection is down, etc.
General Replace the multi row tab component with a single row tab solution (for object view, SQL commander, result set and monitor tabs)
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=3274 ]
eneral Change name of "DbVisualizer Personal" to "DbVisualizer Pro"
General Improve the management of the commit/rollback prompt window at disconnect
Grid Component Add support for comparing result sets
rid Component The grid column auto resizer may truncate data
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=3885 ]
mport Add a way to Save and Restore the import settings
mport Add control for disabling the use of delimited identifiers when importing to a new table
mport Make the Import Table Data dialog non-modal
Import The file filter in the import file chooser should default to .csv file extension
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=14017 ]
S Support: Mac OS X Add full screen support for Lion/Mountain Lion
erformance/Stability Get Table Row Count data in a background thread
Performance/Stability Better handling of high memory usage
Procedure Editor Add keyboard shortcut for hide/show errors
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=4063 ]
Procedure Editor Execute a procedure/function within the context of the Procedure Editor instead of the current SQL Commander
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=10767 ]
References Add support to script CREATE, DROP, DELETE and INSERT statements for tables in the References graph
References Keep "Specified Tables" enabled after reload in the References graph
SQL Commander Make it possible to disable preprocessing for scripts of any size
SQL Commander Make it possible to detach any result set in SQL Commander and Monitor in own window
SQL Commander Add support for compare of SQL Commander editors and editor with file
SQL Commander Auto-save SQL Commander editor buffer between sessions
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=3567 ]
SQL Commander Add a "Connect and Execute" button to the establish connection dialog
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=3942 ]
SQL Commander The database connection lists should support showing any color and/or border defined for the database connection
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=3871 ]
SQL Commander SQL Commander - unify the transaction management for non result set commands in the SQL editor and edits made in result sets for the same editor
SQL Commander Add support for loading multiple SQL files
SQL Commander Move the SQL Commander properties (right pane when visible) into Tool Properties
SQL Commander Support merging multiple result sets in a single text view
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=13942 ]
SQL Commander Add a "Save no SQL Commander editors" option when closing editors and quitting DbVisualizer
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=13301 ]
SQL Commander Opening a file that is already open in a SQL Commander should switch to that tab rather than opening a new
SQL Commander The vertical splitter in a newly created SQL Commander should have the same position as the previously active SQL Commander
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=3397 ]
SQL Commander Database Connection setting in a new SQL Commander tab should be set based on if the focus is in the databases tab, if not then the same settings as previously used editor should be applied
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=4084 ]
QL Commander Make stripping of comments configurable
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=14485 ]
QL Editor Support regular expressions in the SQL editor
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=7704 ]
SQL History Don't put focus in the Max Entries input field at first display
Scripts Sort scripts by organizing directories first and then regular files
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=15091 ]
Workspace Add support to show any tab in a separate window (float)
Workspace Drag a tab outside the window boundaries should float the tab in a separate window (same as Floating)
orkspace Add support for setting tab background color based on database connection
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=3968 ]
orkspace Add support for re-arranging tabs
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=3274 ]
Workspace A list of all unsaved editors at exit should show those that are unsaved and allow all/some to be saved at once instead of a query per editor.
Workspace Should be possible to set a custom label for the result set tabs
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=7213 ]
orkspace Verify main and sub tab locations
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=11328 ]
Workspace Should be possible to label SQL editor tabs regardless of any file being loaded
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=3274 ]
Workspace Double-click on Databases, Scripts and Favorites tabs should minimize these
Workspace Make it configurable whether the (gray) object view header should be visible in object view tabs
Workspace Remove the Alloy look and feel
Workspace Add support for preserving open SQL Commander (with content) and Object View tabs between DbVisualizer sessions
[http://dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=2738 ]
orkspace Introduce a close button in SQL Commander, Object View, Result Set and Monitor tabs
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=3586 ]
Workspace Allow using middle mouse button (alt+click) to close a tab
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=4051 ]
Workspace Maximize tab by double click tab header

Bug

DB Support: SQL Server Source for a procedure is not available after rename with other tools
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=4155 ]
Database Objects Tree Add search by typing in the databases objects list and support for down/up keyboard buttons to move forward/backward
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=4037 ]
Explain Plan Fix explain plan for DB2 LUW version 10
Explain Plan Any variable values in the SQL are not passed with the SQL when Explain Plan
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=4215 ]
Favorites Renaming the database connection or changing its folder structure or folder names will break a database object favorite
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=14939 ]
General Commit/Rollback dialog freezes application upon network disruption
Grid Component The Grid Warnings popup should be closed on window move
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=14631 ]
Grid Component Focus is lost from result set when using for example Ctrl+R (reload)
Query Builder Extremely slow to add or remove columns in complex/large query
SQL Commander Warning when using Execute Current with a line comment on the first line and caret on first line
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=15289 ]
Scripts Should be possible to assign key bindings to the Open and Execute right click commands in the scripts tree
Table Data Editor An error is displayed if applying table data filter while grid is being reloaded
[http://www.dbvis.com/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=14878 ]

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