Subject IBExpert New Version 2005.04.24 ready for Download
Author HKlemt
IBExpert New Version 2005.04.24 ready for Download

Today we uploaded a new Version 2005.04.24
of IBExpert on

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IBExpert 2005.04.24

1. SP Debugger / SP Editor / Trigger Editor:

* Added support for new Firebird 2.0 feature -

2. Data View:

* Fixed some problems with entering timestamp values
when short system time format contains AM/PM part.

3. SP Debugger:

* Fixed problem with debugging EXECUTE PROCEDURE statements
when working with IB5.x, IB6.x, FB1.0.

4. Database Registration Info:

* Added "Extract Metadata"\"Use UPDATE instead of DESCRIBE"
option. If it is enabled IBExpert will generate an
UPDATE RDB$xxx SET RDB$DESCRPTION ... statement instead
of DESCRIBE while extracting metadata.

5. Database Designer:

* Added support for following reference notations:
IDEF1X, DM, IE. You can change current notation
using Model Option/Links tab.

* Resolving dependencies between tables and views was

* Fixed problem with generating object descriptions.

* "Use UPDATE instead of DESCRIBE" option added.

6. Database Comparer:

* Fixed problem with duplicate ALTER PROCEDURE in some cases.

7. Visual Query Builder:

* There was a bug with parsing queries containing STARTING WITH
clause. It's fixed.

8. Trigger Editor:

* Fixed problem with missing list of datatypes when using the
Lazy Mode.

9. Test Data Generator

* Fixed problem with generating BIGINT values.

10. Script Executive:

* Fixed problem with copying erroneous statements into clipbord
while executing a script without load into Script Editor.

* If LOB-file is not found IBEScript will stop executing of
script now.

11. Extract Metadata:

* Added "Use UPDATE instead of DESCRIBE" option.
By default it corresponds to the value specified in the
Database Registration Info.

12. IBEExtract:

* Added -u (Use UPDATE instead of DESCRIBE) option.

13. All command-line tools were updated.

14. Lot of minor bugfixes and small improvements...

15. Distribution of IBExpert Modules

* To be allowed to distribute any of the IBExpert Modules
(ibexpert.exe, ibescript.exe, ibescript.dll, ibeextract.exe
and ibecompare.exe) together with your application, you
-IBExpert Site License, if the distribution is located only on
computers in your own company
-IBExpert VAR License, if the distribution is located on
any computer outside your company

If you are already IBExpert customer, you can upgrade to
Site or VAR License and directly buy the 24 month
Extension Product.

See Purchase Area for Details

Some functions of the new IBExpert Modules do not work
on Non licensed Computers, so you can only use them,
where your IBExpert License is valid.

Customers with Site License are allowed to make them
work on every computer in their company just by
copying the License file to the path, where the
module (such as ibescript.exe) should run.

VAR License Customers may also integrate these modules
and the License file in their Software installation.

The IBExpert Team

The most Expert for InterBase and Firebird ---
HK Software - Gerhard Stalling Strasse 47a - 26135 Oldenburg - Germany
Phone/Fax +49 700 IBEXPERT (42397378)
Training and Support for Delphi, InterBase, Firebird, AS/400