Console tab names in Datagrip now unreadable in 2020.2

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I just upgraded my copy of DataGrip to 2020.2, and it appears as if the behavior for console tab names has changed.  Previously, the tab would show me the full database@server name however now it's truncated in a completely useless way.

For example, I have several databases on several servers such as:

Now, all of my console tabs are truncated to [my_databa...ompany.net] which makes it impossible to tell which one I'm currently working on.

Is there any way to get back the old behavior?

 

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Hello! When making this change we never assumed that the ending of data sources can be the same. Is it an option for you just to remove `my_company.net` from names?

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Sure, it’s possible but now I have to start getting clever with how I name my connections to make sure they’re uniquely identifiable within your character limit, and that they’re distinct enough so that I don’t accidentally mistake one for another in an emergency. I would much rather just have my clear unambiguous long server names back.

Unfortunately it seems like you’ve run into an instance of spacebar heating: https://xkcd.com/1172/

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By the way, the good way to distinguish your data sources is coloring:

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Yup, I already color each data source by customer however each customer has several different sites each with prod/staging environments, so colors only get me so far.

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Please create a feature request here: https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issues/DBE

We need to understand if there is a demand for old behavior to come back.

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Done: https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/DBE-11359

 

Many people seem perfectly happy with the behavior, so ideally this would be toggleable. 

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Upvoted. Meanwhile, is there a way to remove "console" from tab name? I have 7 tabs open and all of them are consoles, this word is absolutely redundant but takes up the precious space.

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Agreed, although sometimes it inexplicably shows "console_2" instead. An icon would be just as helpful to disambiguate the rare cases when I'm e.g. editing a file with DataGrip.

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Heaver can you make a comment in the issue above?

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yup, done :)

 

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