Performing the Auto-Formatting (CTRL-F7) the Spacing Around the Comma is Removed
Last updated on AUGUST 18, 2017
Applies to:Oracle SQL Developer - Version 17.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
If you have a SQL, PL/SQL block, array, or any variation of text that which contains a comma with proper spacing, when performing the auto-formatting (Ctrl-F7), the spacing around the comma is removed (by default).
'Comma, Spacing Issue'
Press Ctl F7 - Turns into this:
This becomes a major issue, as the spacing being removed can produce unintended results. The auto formatting (Ctrl-F7) should ignore removing the white space after commas when withing single quotes.
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