Subject ANN: EMS IB Manager 3.2 released!
Author EMS HiTech Team
EMS HiTech company is very glad to announce IB Manager 3.2 -- the next
version of the best InterBase/FireBird administration and development tool!

You can download the latest version and user's guide from

What's new in version 3.2?

1. Autogrants functions were implemented. Now you can automatically grant
privileges to stored procedures, triggers and views. This feature is
available via the corresponding button of the procedure, trigger or view
editor and also via the popup menu in the DB Explorer. It's also possible to
set grants when objects are compiled. Set proper options on the Tools page
of the Environment Options dialog for that purpose.

2. A possibility to increase/decrease spin values in the grid cells using
Ctrl+Up and Ctrl+Down combinations instead of Up and Down. You can enable
this feature by setting the "Use Ctrl+Up to increase spin values" option on
the Grid page of the Environment Options dialog.

3. An ability to show only connected databases in the drop-down menus was
added to all object editors and database tools. This option can be enabled
by the corresponding check box on the Tools page of the Environment Options

4. The DB Explorer state (if it is visible or not) is stored in registry

5. The Smart Tabs option was added to the Editor Options dialog. Enable it
if you want to have tab width values depending on upper lines, or disable it
if you want use tab width values specified by the Tab Stops option.

6. Auto search feature is available in SQL Assistant, Visual Query Builder
(*) and Visual Database Designer (*) now.

7. Visual Database Designer: Delete key now closes active table(s) in a
diagram, Shift+Del is used to drop a table, Ctrl+Del deletes fields within
an active table.

8. A possibility to edit the page size manually added to the Create Database

9. Object descriptions are displayed properly in the DB Explorer if the Show
Tables Descriptions is on.

10. Stored procedure editor displays an error dialog if an exception was
raised while executing the procedure.

11. Fixed bug with "Can't focus disabled or invisible window" error message
after opening the Table Editor with the Dependencies, Triggers or
Description page active.

12. Fixed bug with closing the View Editor after recompiling.

13. Fixed bug with "Object ... in use" error during view recompiling.

14. Domain info is visible now in the Add/Edit Column dialog.

15. Fixed bug with extracting objects, which names begin from a digit

16. Fixed bug with program crashing during export BLOBs to DBF.

17. The Compare Script feature is unavailable until both files are
specified. It prevents from receiving the I/O error after pushing the Finish
button when file name(s) are not specified.

18. The Show Tips feature shows the next tip on startup now.

19. Fixed bug with the incorrect behavior of the View Procedure Header
button in the Stored Procedure Editor.

20. The External Tools submenu now available in the Tools menu.

21. The Set Default Link Color button works properly in the Visual Database
Designer now. (*)

22. Fixed bug with improper behavior of child windows in MDI environment

23. Some small improvements and corrections.

(*) -- Professional Edition only

What is IB Manager?

EMS IB Manager provides effective and powerful tools for InterBase/FireBird
administration. It helps to create/ edit all database objects, search in
metadata, extract metadata, print metadata, import data and export it into
as many as 14 most popular formats. IB Manager also includes Database
Designer, SP Debugger, SQL Editor, Visual Query Builder, Grant Manager, User
Manager, HTML Report Generator, BLOB Viewer/Editor, Graphical Plan Analyzer,
SQL Script processor, Report Designer, Third-Party plugins support and many
more other features.

Don't forget to check out other our products:
Powerful database administration tools for InterBase/FireBird, MySQL and
PostgreSQL servers
Cross-platform data management utilities
Powerful components for Delphi/C++ Builder developers

We hope you'll like our products.
Thank you for your attention.

Best Regards,
EMS HiTech Team