Escape Unicode characters in SQL

07 Dec 2020

After some strenuous development work and extensive tests we released a new major release KeepTool 14.2. We added support for the upcoming new Oracle version 20c as well as Oracle 18/19c features such as

See our Release notes for further details.

INSERT-Scripts created by Hora now allow you to optionally escape control characters or non-ASCII characters using UNISTR calls.

Our open cursors view on the sessions page now shows the SQL execution plan for each cursor. Furthermore, the open cursor view now includes a summary of the execution plan including costs that allows you to identify resource-consuming SQL.

Data Grids now allow users to calculate filter operands using formulas written as string expressions. By pressing the f(x) button in the filter builder, you can now utilize the expression editor (with auto-complete support) to customize formulas.

You will find more than 20 helpful new features at As always, a relevant part of these features is based on our customer’s input. You can be sure that these ideas are coming straight from the needs in daily work with Oracle databases and will give significant support.

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