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Accessing the Data Tab to display table data raises an "ORA-00904: "[column_name]": invalid identifier" error (Doc ID 1249236.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 2.1 to 3.0 [Release APEX 2.1 to 3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When accessing the Data tab for table an error is raised and no data is displayed.  SQL Developer is trying to access the table data using an older column name.  However, the table structure is displayed accurately and without error.

ORA-00904: "[column_name]": invalid identifier. 
....where [column_name] equals a previous column whose name was changed.


A column or columns in the table being accessed, where the column name(s) were changed.


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