Expain Plan not displayed when using SQL Developer "Autotrace" Button

(Doc ID 2165534.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 4.0 to 4.1 [Release 4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 4.0 version, SQL Tuning Components

Querying explain plan with "Autotrace or F6" button will not show plan detains in the SQL HotSpot panel.

Autotrace HotSpot shows empty under "OPERATION" pane.

1. Explicit AUTOTRACE is set to ON

2. Using "Explain Plan or F10" button will work and display the Query plan details.

Changes

Oracle database 10gR2 and later releases use the default value of CURSOR_SHARING=EXACT,

 Explicitly CURSOR_SHARING is set as 'FORCE'

Cause

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