Feedback after trying the tool

Hello guys,

you're doing a good job with DBGrid - this tool has a potential to be great. The code completion, suggestions and formatting is excellent and finally someone realized that it would be nice to implement Emacs keymapping into a database development tool (it's not perfect as the only tool I know of that correctly implements Emacs keybord shortcuts is Emacs itself...but it's decent). For example I didn't find a way how to redefine "undo" - in Emacs it's ctrl+x u and I'm not sure if such multi-key shortcuts are even supported. But I really appreciated that finally I don't have to use arrow keys if I want to pick from suggested options and use ctrl+p/ctrl+n respectively (saves a ton of time). So the code editor is (by far) the best one I've ever used (compared to other major DB IDEs).

And now the cons:

1) I didn't find a way how to see/edit triggers.

2) Debugging features are missing.

3) Just a minor complaint - in the datagrid header the date/time columns are being showed as a COLUMN_NAME+date format which is an unnecessary info and just takes a lot of space (maybe there is a way how to get rid of that).

Please, could you clarify if you're going to implement these features (or maybe I just missed it). If so, I would gladly buy it (maybe I would also reconsider using NB and bought the whole stack) even if I don't like your new licensing model at all:-).

Best regards,

Pavel

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Hi Pavel, thanks for the feedback!

>1) I didn't find a way how to see/edit triggers.

Currently triggers are not editable. You may follow related issue: https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/DBE-2393

>2) Debugging features are missing.

Request for Oracle Pl/SQL debugger: https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/DBE-424

>3) Just a minor complaint - in the datagrid header the date/time columns are being showed as a COLUMN_NAME+date format which is an unnecessary info and just takes a lot of space (maybe there is a way how to get rid of that).

Please vote for https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/DBE-2024

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