Release notes

Version 12.1
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12.1.9 released on 2022-03-02

Improvements

DB Support: PostgreSQL
Update the PostgreSQL driver

Bugs Fixed

Create/Alter Table
DB Support: PostgreSQL
Alter Table Add Column not null does not correctly work
DB Support: DB2 LUW
Table Data Editor
DB2 fails with TIMESTAMP as primary key
DB Support: Oracle
Oracle DBMS Output buffer size not working
DB Support: PostgreSQL
Same trigger shown multiple times
DB Support: Snowflake
Incorrect statement executed for "Rename Table" action in Snowflake
Explain Plan
Schema not set before running explain plan
Export
Copy Settings to clipboard does not copy the actual entered values in the export dialog
Import
Run import fails with "file not found"
Occasional error when importing data from .xlsx to new table
SQL Commander
Multiple @run statements gobble up memory
SQL Editor
Close All Tabs leaves the dialog dangling at exit

12.1.8 released on 2022-01-21

Bugs Fixed

Cell Viewer/Editor
SQL Editor
Selection highlight remains after moving cursor

12.1.7 released on 2022-01-14

Bugs Fixed

Cell Viewer/Editor
Highlight Selection Matches is sticky
Grid Component
Copy Selection as IN clause gives exception
Problem with negative number presentation as the minus sign may be a hyphen-minus in some locales

12.1.6 released on 2022-01-11

Improvements

DB Support: Exasol
SQL Editor
Add new SQL keywords
Driver Manager
Update SQLite database profile for use with encrypted database files
References
Add GML output format when export references graph

Bugs Fixed

Auto Completion
SQL Commander
Potential exception in auto completion
Contact Support
Failing to create a "Contact Support" ticket may not be communicated to the user
DB Support: Azure SQL
"accessToken" erroneously specified as authentication for Microsoft JDBC driver
DB Support: Informix
Export
Regression when exporting booleans as 't' (true) and 'f' (false) results in ''t'' and ''f''
DB Support: MariaDB
DB Support: MySQL
DDL Generator
PARTITION information missing when generating DDL
DB Support: PostgreSQL
Login broken for catalog databases when using .pgpass file
Database Objects Tree
Object View
Object view tabs saved between sessions cannot be loaded if database connection name contains "/"
Export
OS Support: Linux
DbVisualizer does not open grid as spreadsheet
Grid Component
Opening grid "Column Chooser" while grid is loading may result in an exception
Key Bindings
Cannot map "Ctrl + Tab" key binding
OS Support: Windows
Performance/Stability
DbVisualizer may be slow to start if having slow or non responding network devices mounted
OS Support: Windows
SQL Commander
Caret problem with multibyte characters (eg Japanese)
Query Builder
Exception may occur when selecting column in Query Builder
Scripts
Exception when saving script file
Tool Properties
No way to reset custom sample text in Tool Properties font selector

12.1.5 released on 2021-11-11

Bugs Fixed

Auto Completion
Java 11
OS Support: macOS
Auto-completion on macOS with JDK 11.0.12 is broken
Connection Setup
DB Support: Greenplum
DB Support: PostgreSQL
DB Support: Redshift
DB Support: Yellowbrick
.pgpass file should ignore unescaped backslashes
DB Support: Informix
SQL Formatter
Wrong SQL formatting when using CASE statements
Explain Plan
Explain plan dropdown button in toolbar should highlight if there are no options
Export
Text data is not quoted at export when having displayed the Data Formats window and immediately pressed Close button
General
Exception when saving file
Query Builder
Moving column in the query builder looses the selection

12.1.4 released on 2021-10-16

Improvements

Compare
Support compare for explain output in text format
DB Support: Azure SQL
Add support for MFA (ActiveDirectoryInteractive) authentication

Bugs Fixed

Connection Setup
Message when Ping Server is not supported needs to be improved
Connection Setup
DB Support: Greenplum
DB Support: PostgreSQL
DB Support: Redshift
DB Support: Yellowbrick
.pgpass file is not properly reading escaped tokens
Unclear error message when unable to read .pgpass
DB Support: Oracle
Change Password for Oracle is broken since clicking it doesn't show the field for New Password
DB Support: PostgreSQL
Search path is not set when running Explain plan
Importing to new table with "drop existing table" enabled, fails if there is no existing table
DB Support: Snowflake
DDL Generator
View definition is not visible
Import
Selecting data type BLOB/CLOB in import table data prevents it from being changed
Some settings are not loaded from import settings file
SQL Commander
Error opening right-click menu in new SQL Commander tab
SSH
SSH config file parsing is case sensitive

12.1.3 released on 2021-09-09

Improvements

Theme: FlatLaf
Improve visibility of tab label in dark them using custom background color

Bugs Fixed

Cell Viewer/Editor
DEVENV
Java 11
OS Support: Windows
Cursor problem in Cell Editor
DB Support: Exasol
DB Support: Vertica
Query Builder
Autojoin fails to join on FK/PK in Exasol and Vertica
Export
Some files created with "Save as Default" in the export object features are not handled in export/import settings
Query Builder
The elements to JOIN cannot be identified error

12.1.2 released on 2021-08-25

Bugs Fixed

DB Support: MySQL
The default useSSL=false driver property is converted by driver to useSSL=true if not explicitly set to false as a parameter at connect
DB Support: Oracle
Stopping an execution in Oracle closes the connection
DB Support: Oracle
Database Objects Tree
When cancelling a database query in a DataView grid, connection may close
DB Support: Redshift
Upgrade the Redshift driver to version 2.0.0.7
Export
Export in XLSX to an existing read-only file doesn't show any error
"The workbook already contains a sheet named X" error when export in Excel format
Export/Import User Settings
Trying to import an invalid file such as Excel in File->Import User Settings results in an error
OS Support: Windows
IllegalStateException: Stopwatch already started
SQL Commander
Reload in the result set tab and then stop while fetching results, yields in no partial result set being displayed
SQL Formatter
Formatting function in SQL editor will alter SQL statements making them incorrect

12.1.1 released on 2021-07-23

Bugs Fixed

Compare
Compare grid ignores differences
DB Support: MySQL
Data tab
Data changed in a SQL commander is not visible in the Data Tab
DB Support: PostgreSQL
DDL Generator
Some data views are unavailable when in evaluation mode
Data tab
The visibility of the Data tab filter pane is not preserved at restart
Database Profile: View
DataView could not be created for viewer='xxx'!

12.1 released on 2021-07-13

Improvements

Database Profile
Enable database profiles in DbVisualizer Free
Filtering/Filter Sets
The objects filtering grid should allow re-arranging rows with DnD and new move actions in the right-click menu
General
Add new startup dialog for DbVisualizer Free users
Add new Help->Welcome screen to guide new (and current) users
Provide a demo database with DbVisualizer
Grid Component
Support multi line selection and move rows with DnD and actions in grid columns chooser dialog and also in database objects filter pane
OS Support: Windows
Native window decorations and embedded menu bar in Windows 10
OS Support: Windows
Theme: FlatLaf
Add setting to control the embedded toolbar in Windows 10+
OS Support: Windows
Theme: FlatLaf
Tool Properties
Allow setting application font (in addition to the existing grid and editor fonts)
SQL Formatter
Separate format settings for SELECT and DECODE
Scripts
Add capability to mount any directory in the Scripts tab
See the discussion here
Theme
Remove the optional theme selector dialog at startup and the "Ask at Startup" checkbox in the Appearance tool property pane

Bugs Fixed

DB Support: PostgreSQL
RULE objects are not shown for Tables in PostgreSQL

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