Release notes

Version 12.0
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12.0.9 released on 2021-07-10

Bugs Fixed

DB Support: Exasol
An error is reported when connecting to Exasol
Exasol DDL for view Exasol Demo/Schemas/FLIGHTS/Views/FLIGHTS_PRED_DELAY does not work
DB Support: Exasol
SQL Editor
Exception when deleting a table in Exasol
DB Support: MySQL
Set the enabledTLSProtocols=TLSv1,TLSv1.1,TLSv1.2,TLSv1.3 driver property by default for MySQL
DB Support: Snowflake
Database Objects Tree
Object views may show content from wrong database if executed simultanously
Installation/Update Installation
Installation wizard hangs
OS Support: Windows
Theme: FlatLaf
Theme: Windows
All UI text Windows are rendered in bold
SQL Editor
Sporadic cursor issues on Windows with screen resolution > 100%
SQL Formatter
Exception when formatting SQL

12.0.8 released on 2021-06-14

Improvements

DB Support: Exasol
Updated Exasol profile with better performance on slower instances, new connection actions

Bugs Fixed

Chart
Bar chart shows up empty if many data points
Using bar or pie chart with many points (1000+) may hang DbVisualizer
Export
The Qualifier given in the Export Schema/Table is not honored for any exported CREATE INDEX statements
OS Support: Windows
SQL Editor
Font and cursor issues in the SQL Editor on Windows

12.0.7 released on 2021-06-07

Bugs Fixed

Connection Setup
DB Support: MySQL
"Communications link failure" when connecting to MySQL
DB Support: Exasol
DDL Generator
The generated DDL for a View is broken if a column name begins with "AS"
DB Support: PostgreSQL
EXCLUDE USING gist constraint is not generated in DDL

12.0.6 released on 2021-05-23

Improvements

DB Support: Exasol
New Exasol key word TYPEOF
Java 11
Make Java 11 the minimum version on all platforms

Bugs Fixed

Connection Setup
Rare exception when connecting using SSL
DB Support: DB2 LUW
Operator is missing in DB2 explain plan result
DB Support: Oracle
"Clone User" action in Oracle doesn't work
Export/Import User Settings
OS Support: Windows
Importing user settings on Windows and then "Restart" when prompted doesn't save the imported settings
Installation/Update Installation
OS Support: Windows
OS Support: macOS
Any command-line arguments to (dbvis.exe or DbVisualizer.app) are not respected at restart of DbVisualizer on Windows and macOS
Java 11
OS Support: Windows
Caret issue in SQL editor on Windows with Java 11
OS Support: Linux
Error installing RPM on Fedora 34
SQL Commander
Tooltip showing SQL on a result set tab header is wrong if SQL contains the "<>" operator
SQL Editor
Find/Replace window is too wide
Theme: FlatLaf
Occasional error in FlatPopupFactory.fixToolTipLocation

12.0.5 released on 2021-04-23

Improvements

Connection Setup
Better error message when the known_hosts file is not accessible
DB Support: DB2 LUW
Explain Plan
Explain plan for DB2 LUW should use "SYSPROC.SYSINSTALLOBJECTS()" procedure to create required explain tables
DB Support: Dremio
Add database type for Dremio database
DB Support: Exasol
Update of Exasol profile
DB Support: Mimer SQL
Allow editing alter default value
DB Support: Redshift
Upgrade the Redshift JDBC driver to 2.0.0.4

Bugs Fixed

Auto Completion
Auto completion may generate an error
Compare
Exception when merging in comparing grids
Connection Setup
Rare exception when edit multiple database connections
DB Support: Greenplum
DB Support: PostgreSQL
DB Support: Redshift
DB Support: Vertica
DB Support: Yellowbrick
The "search_path" is not preserved from default properly
DB Support: Informix
Import
Import to Informix is broken in 12.0.4
DB Support: Oracle
Ability to grant privileges to Oracle views
DB Support: PostgreSQL
Error when saving Postgres "range" data types
DB Support: SQL Server
Grid Component
Insert Copy Into Table on grid selection: single quotes in strings are not properly escaped
DDL Generator
Message when DDL cannot be generated
Docs: Users Guide
Clarify the users guide how to access Java system properties and environment variables from a SQL script
Wrong description of DbVisualizerCmd argument -driverPath
Export
Export in SQL generates wrong table name
OS Support: macOS
Theme: FlatLaf
Having the tool property set to show icons in menus, in macOS double sized icons are displayed in the screen menubar
References
Content in References graph may not be consistent
Hide column does not work in references table
Exception opening GML file saved in References in the yEd tool
SQL Commander
"Merge Result Sets" in SQL Commander fails if not connected
Execution time says 1 minute 60 seconds rather than 2 minutes
SQL Editor
Editor repeatedly flickers having vertical splitter at certain position
SQL Formatter
Tool Properties
Exception when sorting SQL formatting profiles
Table Data Editor
Key columns chooser shows any unique indexes in addition to the primary key which it shouldn't
Theme: FlatLaf
Workspace
Having colored tabs and maximize/restore it doesn't properly update the colors
Tool Properties
The font size in some grids do not adjust with the grid font size setting in Tool Properties
Removing a used SQL Formatting profile is allowed

12.0.4 released on 2021-03-16

Improvements

Connection Setup
DB Support: Redshift
Add IAM authentication settings for Amazon Redshift
DB Support: SQL Server
Show column default for a column
General
Improve startup performance
Import
Improve any error messages generated during data import
Procedure Editor
Tool Properties
Add permission settings for Save/Compile and Execute triggered by the procedure editor
SQL Commander
Saved SQL Commmander tabs between sessions should load them in the same order they were created

Bugs Fixed

Auto Completion
SQL Commander
An error may occur when auto complete in SQL Commander
Connection Setup
Tool Properties
Changing a statement in Connection properties and the SQL Statements category is not properly saved
DB Support Github
Query Builder
Loading a query in the query builder, it detects any text as text that should be quoted which is not always the case
DB Support: PostgreSQL
StackOverflowError may occur for database objects in PostgreSQL
DB Support: Redshift
Stackoverflow in Redshift: PGTimestamp.getPostgresqlString
Import
Importing into a database using dots in the name doesn't work
Query Builder
String with quotes does not work IN condition
SQL Commander
T-SQL not a recognized SQL Dialect
StackOverflow when executing a very large CREATE VIEW statement
SQL Formatter
Generated Select statement with spaces in column names
SQL Formatter
Tool Properties
Error when resetting SQL Formatter to defaults
SSH
NullPointerException when connecting to a SSH host with a non trusted key
Theme: FlatLaf
Occasional error in FlatPopupFactory.fixToolTipLocation

12.0.3 released on 2021-03-01

Improvements

Auto Completion
Auto completion in SQL editor and Data tab should sort entries that starts with and also highlight
DB Support: MySQL
Add JSON data type for MySQL 8
Key Bindings
OS Support: Linux
SQL Editor
Introduce a new Linux keymap which is default on Linux. It maps Ctlr+A to 'Select All' rather than moving caret first in line. Old behavior is still available in the Linux-UNIX keymap

Bugs Fixed

Cell Viewer/Editor
Freshdesk
OS Support: Linux
Garbled strings in the cell editor on Linux
Connection Setup
Popup menus in connection tab doesn't show on Windows (Open in Driver Manager, Show Password, URL field)
Contact Support
Using Help->Contact Support should warn if too large attachements
DB Support: PostgreSQL
Reload in PostgreSQL doesn't restore expansion state in the Databases tab
DB Support: Snowflake
The create procedure source template is not complete
Data tab
Quick filter activation by TAB and space lost
Auto completion in the Data grid WHERE filter field doesn't work properly
Filtering/Filter Sets
"Incorrect syntax near the keyword 'where' "
Grid Component
Regression: Copy Name in grid column header doesn't work
Occasional error when sorting a column in grids
Import
Import to grid fails
OS Support: Windows
Open a SQL file in same instance on Windows doesn't work
Query Builder
Number collections generated with wrong syntax in Query Builder
Spaces inserted in dates when generating SQL from Query Builder
Using a "BETWEEN" operator as condition in the query builder misses the first value in the generated SQL
SQL Commander
Getting large script warning dialog even for a small script when using @run
Warning about parsing non existing dialect file
SQL Log
Copy from SQL log grid in SQL Commander gives 'null' if tab is closed

12.0.2 released on 2021-02-14

Improvements

Connection Setup
Ensure database, port, and database fields in the connection setup tab are trimmed from whitespaces
DB Support: Exasol
Update the Exasol database profile
Change the default timeout for Exasol driver from 0 to 10 secs
Grid Component
Show count of selected rows/columns in grid status bar

Bugs Fixed

Cell Viewer/Editor
Error when editing JSON data
Not possible to edit after failure in launching the XML viewer
Cell Viewer/Editor
Grid Component
Tool Properties
Setting decimal format with adjusted grouping and decimal delimiters may break data
Create/Alter Table
Changing column name in Create Table dialog for a primary key doesn't rename the primary key
DB Support: DB2 LUW
DB Support: DB2 iSeries
DB Support: DB2 z/OS
CHAR FOR BIT DATA in Db2 are handled as CLOB and not binary
DB Support: Oracle
Executing of an Oracle procedure occasionally fail
DB Support: PostgreSQL
Database Objects Tree
Connecting to a catalog database that fail in the Databases tree, and then re-connecting it, still shows the error but is expandable
Data tab
Requesting Stop in the Data tab grid doesn't show any data fetched
Explain Plan
Copy in explain output details grid throws an exception
Export
Exception when exporting data
Export/Import User Settings
Some in-progress dialogs are displayed behind of existing dialogs or not at all
Grid Component
Paste of data may give: "Unicode String: Row data at 0/0 is null!"
Key Bindings
'Search Action' field in key binding tool properties cleared when swing back and forth to other window
Object View
Theme: FlatLaf
The "there are no details" object view pane may contain a previously displayed component
References
Showing the "List" of tables in References is sometimes empty
SQL Commander
Getting joins for auto completion is slow
Editor templates are not being completly replaced
Visual artifact in result tabs showing an erroneous close (X) button and when clicked resulting in an error
SQL Editor
Parsing with two delimiters does not work due to regression in 12.0
Copy selection as 'IN' clause should preserve order
Theme: FlatLaf
Changing theme doesn't properly update some visual components unless restarting DbVisualizer
Tool Properties
DbVisualizer hangs when opening Tool Properties using 32-bit Java on Windows

12.0.1 released on 2021-01-28

Improvements

DB Support: Exasol
Update the Exasol JDBC driver to 7.0.4

Bugs Fixed

Create/Alter Table
Error when clearing column name in create/alter table
Data tab
Error selecting column in the Filter & Sort editor
Export
Qualifier empty when default settings has been saved for Export Table
Favorites
SQL Editor
Error when DnD table from Favorites into SQL editor window
Grid Component
Error whenever trying to export a grid that is not presenting data from a specific table such as Columns, Primary Key, etc.
SQL Commander
Change in-progress icons color
SQL Editor
Auto highlighter in editor is slow with big scripts
Error when searching in editor
Auto highlighting in SQL editor hangs DbVisualizer for some time
Table Data Editor
Editing CLOB fails with an error

12.0 released on 2021-01-24

New Features

DB Support: Azure SQL
Add support for Azure SQL Database
DB Support: Greenplum
Add support for the Greenplum database
DB Support: IBM DB2 on Cloud
Add support for IBM DB2 on Cloud
DB Support: Oracle Cloud
Add support for Oracle Cloud
DB Support: Oracle MySQL Cloud
Add support for Oracle MySQL Cloud
DB Support: Yellowbrick
Add support for the Yellowbrick database
Theme
Introduce the new FlatLaf Light and Dark themes

Improvements

@import
Import
SQL Editor
Support for BOM identifier in files
Auto Completion
Auto completion in SQL editor should match anywhere with the specified pattern on not only from beginning of the target names
Add Auto Complete for JOIN clause
DB Support: Azure SQL
DB Support: SQL Server
Bundle the SQL Server JDBC driver (for SQL Server and Azure)
DB Support: DB2 LUW
DDL Generator
Should offer a "Generate CREATE with Storage" option when DDL is generated
DB Support: DB2 LUW
Explain Plan
Explain for DB2 LUW needs more details
DB Support: Exasol
Add keywords for new Exasol version 7.1.0
DB Support: Mimer SQL
Update the database profile for Mimer SQL 11.0
DB Support: PostgreSQL
Database Objects Tree
Database Profile: Tree
For triggers in PostgreSQL show any related functions for the trigger in the databases tab
DB Support: PostgreSQL
Table Data Editor
Support for new data types in PostgreSQL 13
DB Support: Snowflake
Add "External Tables" and "Materialized Views" for Snowflake
Data tab
Key Bindings
Allow to configure key binding for "Reload with Filter" in the Data tab
Docs: Users Guide
Description for opening an object from a connection in Users Guide does not seem correct
Filtering/Filter Sets
Enabling "Show only default Database/Schema" should de-activate any custom filter for these object types
General
Introduce new flat icon collection
Key Bindings
SQL Commander
Allow to configure key binding for Execute in the "Enter Data for Variables" window
OS Support: Windows
Add support for Java 11 on Windows
Query Builder
When columns are sorted in query builder table nodes, any primary keys should be presented first
References
Reference Graph should allow highlighting columns for a specific relation
Highlight selected tables in References View
SQL Commander
Enhance the SQL Statement Parser to eliminate the need for block enclosures when running complex SQL statements (enabled under General / SQL Commander / Statement and the Allow SQL dialects setting)
SQL Editor
Want different colors for selected and auto-highlighted text
Allow changing editor highlighting color in tool properties
SSH
Update the JSch library which resolves a few connection issues over SSH

Bugs Fixed

DB Support: Azure SQL
DB Support: SQL Server
Alter column statements are generated even with no changes Alter Table window
DB Support: Mimer SQL
Data types are not refreshed when launching the Create/Alter Table dialog
DB Support: MySQL
MySQL Time data type may hold times from '-838:59:59' to '838:59:59' while the JDBC Time type only accepts '00:00:00' to '23:59:59'
DB Support: MySQL
OMS
Strings are escaped while they shouldn't with MySQL
DB Support: PostgreSQL
Any single quotes in comments needs to be escaped
DB Support: Vertica
SQL Commander
SQL block problem with dialect for Vertica
Database Profile: Actions
Field value not usable in Confirm if the field is not editable
Export
NPE when canceling an export
Data export as SQL: wrong table name inserted when loading export settings
General
Running macOS in dark mode and DbVisualizer in the macOS look and feel results in some components and texts being too bright
General
Theme: macOS
Exception using the macOS look and feel
Grid Component
Rare exception when copy in a grid
SQL Commander
Names and tooltips of DBMS Output enable/disable buttons refer to "Oracle DBMS Output"
SQL Editor
Auto highlight in the SQL editor should not highlight if whitespaces or non chars are selected
Strange selection when selecting to end of line
SQL Log
Having a filter or sort in the SQL Log grid, any click on the command or error link in the grid will not highlight the matching entry in the editor
Theme: FlatLaf
Extra border around combo boxes in connection tab variable dialog

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