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Expain Plan not displayed when using SQL Developer "Autotrace" Button (Doc ID 2165534.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 4.0 to 4.1 [Release 4]
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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.


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

 Explicitly CURSOR_SHARING is set as 'FORCE'


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