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Loss Of Database Design Created In Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler 19.x (Doc ID 2728238.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 18, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler - Version 19.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
SQL Developer Data Modeler 19.4
Linux x86 Asianux 1.0
Happens on both Mac and 2. Ubuntu


The database design is lost when created in Oracle SQL Data Modeler 19.x.

For Example:
You create a design using Oracle SQL Data Modeler 19.x twice. After you close the Modeler and try to reopen it, you can no longer see the design file. The IDE raises the following error:

2020-10-09 19:03:50 INFO - Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler
2020-10-10 10:30:49 SEVERE - Can not parse file for THRESHOLDS in file /path/sub-path/path2/path3/alphanumeric-file-output.xml

oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLParseException; lineNumber: 1; columnNumber: 1; Start of root element expected.
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLError.flushErrors1(
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseRootElement(
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseDocument(
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLParser.parse(
at oracle.xml.jaxp.JXDocumentBuilder.parse(
at oracle.dbtools.crest.model.metadata.XMLToObjectTransformer.transformToObject(
at oracle.dbtools.crest.model.metadata.XMLToObjectTransformer.transformToObject(

You are UNABLE TO USE SQL Data Modeler 20.2 due to foreign key issue.




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