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SQL Developer 1.5.4 Will Not Save a Nullable Field as Null (Doc ID 799080.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 1.5.4.59.40 to 2.0
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.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Problem:

When attempting to Delete a value in a nullable field the following error occurs:

ERROR

UPDATE "<USER>"."TABLE1" SET NAME = WHERE ROWID = '<ROWID#>' AND ORA_ROWSCN = '<ROWSCAN#>'

One error saving changes to table "<USER>"."TABLE1":
Row 5: Invalid column index: getValidColumnIndex

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1.  In the <USER> schema open the Data in the NAME field
2.  Select name and Delete it.
3.  Now commit.
4.  The error appears.


If you fill the field in with something else it will commit. 

This works with SQL Developer 1.5.1 and 1.5.3

Cause

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