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Autotrace And Explain Plan Not Functional When Using The "Other XML Column" Option (Doc ID 2349053.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 17.4 to 17.4
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In SQL Developer Autotrace/Explain plan becomes unfunctional when tracing is run with "Other XML Column", but works with the preferences set to "Other XML Branch".

There is no error message, except a warning message. 

Other XML Column works in older release of SQL Developer(likely 17.3.1 or older).


1. Choose option Tools -> Preferences -> Database -> Autotrace/Explain plan-->"Other XML Column"

2. Uncheck option under Tools -> Preferences -> Database ->Autotrace/Explain plan-->"Other XML Branch"


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