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Database Workbench v2.6.0 released!

[11-18-2004]
We are proud to announce version 2.6.0 of Database Workbench, this version offers small new features, enhancements and bugfixes based on user feedback after the latest release.

New Features

  • InterBase 7.5 Temporary Tables support
  • MSSQL: allow FKs to be created to Unique Indices
  • MySQL: added ability to register additional databases at a server to which you don't have access with the user name you used to register the server
  • Added "Copy as RTF" to Code Editors
  • Added Multi-Level Clipboard Tool
  • GUID support for ODBC in DataPump

Enhancements

  • Misc GUI improvements
  • IB/Fb: Confirm automatically adjust registration dialect when registered with the wrong dialect
  • MSSQL: more error messages before saving constraints
  • MSSQL: creating a database now allows you to enter your own logical filename besides physical names
  • MySQL/IB/Fb: more error messages before saving Procedures
  • Syntax highlighter supports "system functions" as a seperate item to be highlighted. Check the Preferences for this.
  • Preferences setting for "empty line is separator" in SQL Editor
  • SQL Editor: "Options" drop down button
  • TDG:
    • emptying tables in backwards order
    • improved error handling and reporting
  • Added "Select All/Deselect All" buttons to Schema Compare and Schema Migration Wizards/Dialogs

Fixes

  • Failing to connect to a server when expanding a node in the EM now doesn't spawn multiple error dialogs
  • "interface not supported" error when modifying an object while having the DB Navigator tree, "depending objects" openen that included that object
  • Describe Companion: no longer loses selection when auto-refreshing details
  • Hopefully an AV fixed upon closing the SQL Editor
  • Possible AV fixed when disconnecting from a database
  • Fixed error when disconnecting from db when there are disconnect errors: EM would list the db as "connected"
  • Schema Compare:
    • fixed AV issue when collecting script
    • fixed "not including indices/triggers/constraints for new tables" when collecting scripts/showing compare results
    • some minor GUI issues
    • "ignore case" attribute was ignored when searching for columns
    • Domain set when migrating single column to MS SQL wasn't set
  • IB/Fb: fixed an error in the debugger wrt numeric constants
  • IB/Fb: fixed a bug with the debugger and BLOBs
  • IB/Fb: check constraints could show up as triggers in the depending objects for older databases
  • IB/Fb: using the "Recompute index selectivity" on a Indices list in a table would give an error
  • MSSQL: fixed a problem with attaching databases that moved locations between detach/attach
  • MSSQL: fixed a problem with attaching databases on server v7
  • MSSQL: fixed possible error when retrieving PK information
  • Starting the ML-Clipboard without anything onthe clipboard would get you a "list index out of bounds (0)"
  • AV fixed when right-clicking the source grid in the DataPump without a connection
  • AV fixed when dropping a PK after selected a certain node
  • DataPump now allows dragging by image instead of text only
  • FetchAll flag on a per-database engine basis
  • Using the Visual Query Builder in the View Editor adds text without overwriting previous text
  • No more black rectangle (Windows XP) when connecting to a database
  • Database Navigator: Count rows SQL didn't include owner name
  • Statement Recorder: kept using TERMINATOR for IB/Fb instead of current database engine (eg: MSSQL)
  • DataPump: better "auto-map" name matching, matches including "owner" for MS SQL