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Trace 19.2.0.1

  • 7663: Changed the Help › About › Extensions list name of the product to “Method R Trace”, without the “for SQL Developer” part.
  • 7661: Removed the About Oracle SQL Developer › Method R Trace tab (the existence of which, confusingly, varied by context).
  • 7660: Changed the documentation at https://method-r.com/software/trace/#installing to instruct people to use the new Preferences › Method R Trace › License dialog for license key entry.
  • 7659: Removed the need for the METHODR user to have EXECUTE privilege upon DBMS_UTILITY.
  • 7657: Modified the installation script to GRANT the CREATE SESSION privilege to the METHODR user.
  • 7656: Created a new Preferences › Method R Trace › License page.
  • 7560: Fixed a bug that causes Oracle session attributes to be missing in all but the first trace file generated during a given SQL Developer connection.
  • 7138: Now you can undo the action performed by the Clear button.
  • 7137: Clear button now clears only selected rows.
  • 4362: Added count of selected files to the bottom of the Trace File Downloads pane.
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Trace 19.1.3.0

  • 7545: New status icon indicates when a file is available and may be dragged to load into other apps.
  • 7490: Fixed a Windows 10 issue preventing the default application from opening trace files.
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Trace 19.1.2.0

  • 7466: Method R Trace now automatically maintains a self-diagnostic log file history.
  • 7465: Fixed a bug that prevented downloading trace files with 20-digit cursor ID values, such as can happen on Oracle Database for the Solaris platform.
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Trace 19.1.1.1

  • 7464: Replaced the Installation Wizard’s outdated green favicon with the correct blue one.
  • 7463: Replaced “The Method R Guide to Mastering Oracle Trace Data” second edition book cover with the new third edition book cover in the Preferences › Method R › Banner Page.
  • 7462: Fixed a bug that could cause the banner page to appear empty.
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Trace 19.1.0.0

  • 7453: Fixed an issue that could cause Trace to hang during initialization.
  • 7418: Improved the Help › About › Method R Trace license key dialog.
  • 7373: Fixed a bug that prevented Method R Trace from downloading the very first trace file generated after installation.
  • 7358: Improved installation and runtime error reporting.
  • 7247: Fixed a bug causing Trace not to show the Help › About dialog if the license file is missing.
  • 7246: Fixed a bug causing Trace to show itself as being enabled when there’s no license file.
  • 7245: Fixed a bug causing Trace not to display the preference or banner pages if there’s no license file.
  • 7244: Fixed a bug causing SQL Developer to throw exceptions related to license management.
  • 7235: Fixed a bug that could cause Trace not to include the SQL text for all the cursors in its fetched trace file.
  • 7125: Added a new page to the install wizard that displays exceptions encountered when enabling or disabling trace.
  • 6786: Added preference options for manipulating BINDS and PLAN_STAT values.
  • 5601: Fixed issue that caused Trace to block context menu from appearing when right-clicking in the SQL Developer Reports view.
  • 4387: Fixed a bug causing the trace file name to be missing from the trace file.
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Trace 18.2.4.0

  • 7163: Updated old “/log-mr%s” release notes URLs to new “/release-notes/%s” format.
  • 7138: Now you can undo the action performed by the Clear button.
  • 7137: Clear button now clears only selected rows.
  • 4362: Added count of selected files to the bottom of the “Trace File Downloads” pane.
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Trace 18.2.3.0

  • 7161: Fixed a bug causing Method R Trace to incorrectly include a ‘\’ prefix when calculating the base name of a file name.
  • 7139: Fixed a bug in which Method R Trace could use the oldest preamble found in a trace file instead of the newest one.
  • 5598: Cleaned up the processing of clicks when selecting a “Trace Files Downloads” row.
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Trace 18.2.2.3

  • 7141: Method R Trace now pauses in-flight downloads while any script is running in the same worksheet.
  • 7136: Removed “METHODR_” from each fetched trace file name.
  • 7133: Method R Trace now reveals any errors that might occur during its installation script execution.
  • 7119: Updated title and copyright information in the installation script.
  • 7118: Use fixed-pitch font to make the installation script and the script’s output easier to read.
  • 7112: Introduced new METHODR user and MRTRACE PL/SQL package in the installation script to support more accurate trace file collection.
  • 7108: Method R Trace now exposes details about file download errors in each relevant Trace File Downloads row.
  • 7104: New “Clear rows” button clears the “Trace File Downloads” section.
  • 7103: Fixed a bug causing Method R Trace to display SQL or PL/SQL statement text as “cursor#%d at file ‘%s’” instead of showing the SQL or PL/SQL itself.
  • 6974: Removed “Show progress dialog for downloads larger than:” dialog, because now we show a progress bar in the new Status column for each download.
  • 6973: New progress bar makes it clear when Method R Trace is downloading a file.
  • 6787: Removed unnecessary SQL executions from within the trace file scope, yielding better script execution measurement accuracy.
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Trace 18.2.1.0

  • 7096: License dialog switches from “(%d days)” to “(%d hours)” when the license expiry is less than 48 hours away.
  • 7055: You can now drag rows from the Trace File Downloads panel to the Method R Workbench files pane.
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Trace 18.2.0.7

  • 7087: Changed license validation process so that a license is valid until 23:59:59 UTC instead of 00:00:00 UTC on the date specified.
  • 7083: Files list is now presented as an historical record of Trace File Downloads rather than a list of Local Trace Files.
  • 7082: Replaced button text labels with icons.
  • 7080: Exposed the Change download directory widget on the front page of the application, which makes it easy to change the location to which the next trace file will be downloaded.
  • 7079: Updated Method R Trace Update Center text.
  • 7072: Fixed a bug causing mrtrace not to install correctly from the SQL Developer Update Center.
  • 7065: Cleaned up the Trace File Downloads panel by removing the Node Name and Instance Name columns.
  • 7056: Changed Trace File Downloads pane column names and column order to match the names in the Method R Workbench files pane.
  • 6943: Eliminated Ask to download files larger than preference in favor of Show progress dialog for downloads larger than preference.
  • 6938: Reduced the distribution size by removing unused jar files.
  • 6937: Show favicon in Trace File Downloads tab label.
  • 6757: Fixed a bug preventing the Trace File Downloads pane from minimizing properly (the “Big Icon” bug).
  • 6203: Updated Method R Trace logos and icons throughout the extension.
  • 5952: Fixed a bug causing an uncloseable trace file download progress dialog not to close after the file is downloaded.
  • 5755: Fixed a bug causing mrtrace not to trace the first session after an Oracle SQL Developer restart.
  • 5597: Removed Project, Author, and Description fields in deference to the more robust and useful Method R Workbench file tagging feature.
  • 5596: Changed the license management UI to match the Method R Workbench application experience.