What’s New in dbForge Studio for Oracle, v2.50

Advanced Context-sensitive Code Completion

  • Extended support of SQL and PL/SQL syntax
  • Code Completion now contains built-in Oracle functions

SQL*Plus Command Support

dbForge Studio supports:

  • @ and @@ commands in debugging.
  • Exporting a project to an SQL*Plus run script.

Following SQL*Plus commands are supported:

  • @
  • @@
  • ACCEPT
  • CLEAR
  • CONNECT
  • DEFINE
  • DESCRIBE
  • EXECUTE
  • PROMPT
  • REMARK
  • VARIABLE

Hot Keys Customizing

Added fully customizable keyboard mapping schemes.

DDL Generation Improved

DDL generation is now highly customizable. You can tune DDL generation with plenty of options.

New Schema Objects Supported

The number of database objects which can be created with visual editors has increased. Here is the list of newly supported schema objects:

  • Clusters
  • Database links
  • Cluster indexes
  • Partitioned indexes

Database Object Dependency

Schema objects in the Database Explorer now have folders ‘Depends on’ and ‘Used by’. You can access to object dependants and references through these folders. You can now also easily compile object dependants and references.

User Comments for Schema Objects

dbForge Studio now allows you to view and edit comments for tables, views, materialized views, table and view columns.

Enhanced Code Templates

Code Templates window now allows you to preview code templates. Code templates are now not organized in folders in the completion list and can be inserted with typing template shortcut and pressing the TAB key.

Schema Export to SQL script

Schema Export Wizard provides you flexible export of a database or of some database objects to a script. Schema export can be tuned with a lot of options. You can export objects’ structure, tables’ data or both of them. Schema Import Wizard can import database from a script in a few clicks.

New Database Project Wizard

New Database Project Wizard allows you to create new Oracle project easily and to import existing database objects to the new project.

Database Object Search Enhancements

Find Object window design enhanced. Added full-text search in the non-source objects and data search in tables and views.

Session Manager Improvements

Session manager was improved. Cursor list now contains first part of SQL for each cursor and allows you to view the entire SQL text. Session statistics can now be filtered.

Database Explorer Enhancements

Database Explorer now stores navigation history. Different icons are available for different types of tables and folders. Column type and size can be displayed in the Database Explorer.

Start Page

Now, dbForge Studio loads Start Page on startup, that provides fast access to the recent projects, common tasks, dbForge Studio online resources and help topics.

Other New Features

  • PL/SQL compilation warning support added.
  • Oracle Instant Client support added.
  • Date format can now be set for the Data Editor.
  • Same file can be included several times in the deployment order.
  • Table columns can now be created using copy/paste operations.