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SQL Developer not Showing Icons Of Partitioned Tables (Doc ID 2386268.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 29, 2021

Applies to:

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


SQL Developer does not always show icons for partitioned tables.

If a user does not have privileges on$ and sys.external_tab$ tables, then SQL Developer shows all tables in tree as though they are not partitioned.

Giving GRANT SELECT on$ and sys.external_tab$ solves this behavior.

For Example:

1- Create the following table and partitioned table in SQL Developer:

4- Disconnect and reconnect. Now the icon looks as expected:




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