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Version 4.2.3 (2000-11-15)

Reverse/DDL keeps track of last-used directory.

Bug in the profiles management dialog fixed.

Version 4.2.2 (2000-11-01)

Some bug fixes regarding the Oracle 8 object types and tablespace quota management

In each object window, you can now toggle through the tab sheets with the SPACE bar while the CTRL key is held down. Hold both CTRL and SHIFT keys down to toggle between the tabs in reverse order. Also, some improvements regarding default value calculation in the Tables | Contents view.

New KeepTool company logo

Version 4.2.1 (2000-10-16)

ER Diagrammer supports selection of any other schema.

Version 4.2.0 (2000-09-01)

Enhanced data grids

New online help

Version is based on ODAC 2.50 database access components

Automatic coloring of top-most important entities in the ER Diagrammer

Enhanced ER diagram subset definition support

Improved ER Diagrammer automatic layout

Several Bug fixes and enhancements

Triggers can now be created on particular columns

The Database | Rollback segments view shows information about transactions/sessions using the rollback segment

Schema prefix eliminated from SQL statements except when current schema has been changed.

Enhanced synonyms page

Version 4.1.7 (2000-08-21)

The OCI DLL setting (Hora: Extras | Settings) also affects the other tools.

Version 4.1.6 (2000-07-29)

ORA-01026 error problem with databases using double-byte character sets fixed.

Version 4.1.5 (2000-07-05)

Problem with Debugger and Oracle 8.1.6 client software fixed.

Version 4.1.4 (2000-04-13)

Version is based on ODAC 2.20

HEdit: First 80 characters are shown in the status bar

Version 4.1.3 (2000-03-24)

Jobs are cleared with the clear-schema function

Dialog job/properties improved

Generation of PL/SQL call interface improved

Print function for data contents improved

Minor bug fixes

PL/SQL Debugger

Problem with large PL/SQL packages solved

ER Diagrammer

Print function improved

New combo box for search function

Version 4.1.2 (2000-03-12)

Word wrap is activated on the sessions, open cursors, SGA screens

The rebuild index dialog is now part of the properties/alter index dialog

PL/SQL Debugger: The target session will be automatically stopped when the debug session is finished

ER Diagrammer: Bug fix in print function

Version 4.1.1 (2000-02-26)

Some minor bug fixes

Windows 2000 compliant

New Synonyms page

Redo log page shows special InitOra parameters. These parameters can be changed

New search modal dialog on PL/SQL page for finding expressions in PL/SQL packages

Version 4.1.0 (2000-02-11)

SQL Query: No auto-commit after execution. After execution, the number of lines affected is displayed and the commit must be confirmed-otherwise a rollback will be executed. SqlQuery with live result set still uses auto-commit

SQL Query: Position of syntax error is displayed

Editor: The GotoLine dialog now works with a combo box containing the last-used line numbers in a drop-down list

Reverse/DDL: IniTrans, PctUsed, PctFree will not be generated as long as generation of storage parameters is deactivated

Reverse/DDL: Checking a checkbox prevents generation of grants max

CREATE_ANY_TRIGGER statement as part of HoraUser role only as comment

On DB Links page the UserSnapshots view is used instead of AllSnapshots, StartWith field is displayed

New filter on Table | Contents page: : You may right-click on an item, and when using Filter By Selection, only the rows that match the selected item are shown

Programming of KeepTool 4 version 4.1 now with Delphi 5

Completely new designed Editor

Version 4.0.4 (1999-11-19)

Several bug fixes on SQL page

Reverse/DDL: Generation of tablespace parameters and storage parameters can be deactivated

Drop Column is offered now with ALTER TABLE (Oracle 8i only)

New feature: On Delete Set Null

HEdit: All buttons are now context-dependent

PL/SQL Debugger out now! Oracle Server Version 7.3.4 or higher is needed for the Debugger

Version 4.0.3 (1999-11-02)

Tables|Contents: You can enter decimal places in columns of type NUMBER (without precision/scale)

HEdit: At execution time the character / will be interpreted as end-of-statement only if it is placed in the first column

Version 4.0.2 (1999-10-18)

After selection of all Tables/Views the ReverseDDL selects only the appropriate comments

The ColumnHeaderClick event (which changes the sort order) will not be triggered after moving columns


Recall buffer for the most recently executed statements on the SQL page

Version 4.0.1 (1999-10-11)

New feature: By using the context menu (Properties/Alter/Rename), all constraints can be renamed and modified. Now it is possible to change a foreign key to cascading and to change the search condition for a constraint. In case of error, the existing constraint will be restored. Before renaming a primary key, dependent foreign keys must not exist.

Bug fix: Color coding on the Tables|Triggers page was corrected. Triggers with errors are now shown in red, and invalid and disabled triggers in gray.

Bug fix: named constraints are now detected or shown using the reverse.sql script

After successful compilation of a PL/SQL package, the cursor is now positioned where it was previously

In all grids sorting is performed by clicking on the title of the grid column

ER Diagrammer: Bug fix: Now the cursor moves in synch with the shape

ER Diagrammer: The default zoom factor can be chosen and auto-zoom can be deactivated

ER Diagrammer: Snap to grid, grid visibility, and grid size can be adjusted

ER Diagrammer: Bitmaps can be deactivated

Version 4.0.0 (1999-09-28)

MDI technique

Direct access to Oracle via the OCI (Oracle Call Interface), no BDE needed

Lower space requirement for installation (5 MB instead of 7 MB)

Better performance

Better support of Oracle 8 features

Light version of the ER Diagrammer is part of Hora 4

Pre-Release of the PL/SQL Debugger is part of Hora 4

Hora 4 contains a light version of the new product ER Diagrammer