Unable To Describe Using SQL Developer On Some Tables (Doc ID 1959152.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 3.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 3.2 version, SQL Worksheet

When attempting to Describe a table
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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desc SP_LEDGER
ERROR:
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ERROR: object SP_LEDGER does not exist



STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. create a table
2. create tablespace: psindex
3. create an index with the same name as the table

create index on (process_instance)
tablespace psindex compute statistics parallel;


4. Desc

in SQL Developer get error

5. Desc in SQL Plus it works

 

 

Cause

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