SQL Developer "Database Diff" and "Database Copy" options are disabled (g

(Doc ID 1496501.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 2.0 to 3.0 [Release 2.0 to 3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In SQL Developer, the menu options Database Diff (compare) and Database Copy are disabled (grayed out).  This applies to new installations that have not been configured or customized.

Changes

Newly unzipped and executed copies of SQL Developer.

Cause

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