In Toad 184.108.40.206 (and earlier 12.5’s) I’ve noticed sometimes that when I control-D describe an object (letting Toad figure out the object type and leaving the object owner as “-- N/A or Unknown --”), it sometimes opens the Describe window, but puts . in the tab name and then gives me a dialog box saying “Table . does not exist”. And this is true – the table exists in a different schema. Note that this is different from when I type garbage in the control-D popup
window; if I do that, it immediately tells me “Object ASDFASDF not found” and doesn’t open the Describe window at all.
I tried spooling SQL while I did the control-D describe, but it didn’t seem to tell me much – it consisted only of three queries to USER_OBJECTS and USER_ALL_TABLES. (And yes, I have “check for DBA views” checked, and I have access to them.) It’s like
it was referring to some cached information, erroneously.
Any idea what’s causing this? Below is the spooled SQL. NESCHR is my schema, SALES_ORG_DIM is what I was trying to describe. According to DBA_OBJECTS there are six objects by that name: three private synonyms, a table, a package, and a package body, with
five different owners none of which are NESCHR.
where object_name =:nm
and object_type =:t
where object_name = :nam
and object_type = :typ
Select t.table_name,user as owner, t.cluster_name,
t.partitioned, t.iot_type, t.tablespace_name, t.last_analyzed,
, t.temporary, t.table_type, t.table_type_owner, t.nested , decode(nvl(tablespace_name, 'x') || upper(partitioned)
|| nvl(iot_type, ‘x’) || to_char(pct_free), ‘xNOx0’,
‘YES’, ‘NO’) is_External
, t.dropped , t.initial_extent
from sys.user_all_tables t
where t.table_name = :obj
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