The 4.2 version of Data Modeler is out: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/datamodeler/downloads/index.html

New features (http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/datamodeler/downloads/dm-newfeatures-42-3220396.html):

Import from Oracle Database

  •  Support for Oracle Database 12c Release 2
  •  Performance and filtering enhancements
  •  Ability to define Oracle Client for thick connections
  •  View and materialized view driving query and columns now parsed and validated during import

General

    •  Better management of change requests
    •  Design rules can be invoked directly on Subview or selection of objects
    •  More formats are supported in export/import functionality for glossaries
    •  Improvements in performance
    •  New models are shown as a single node in pending changes window

 

Diagrams

    •  Print diagrams to SVG and HTML/SVG file – for logical and relational model diagrams
    •  Better handling of labels in Logical model diagrams

 

Versioning

    •  Improvements in performance
    •  Removed usage of SVN properties as additional metadata layer
    •  Git supported for design repository via ‘git svn’ – Modeler will use SVN calls against your Git repository

 

Reporting

  •  PDF diagrams can be embed into PDF report
  •  SVG diagrams can be embed in HTML reports
  •  External CSS file is used for formatting

Bugs fixed (http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/datamodeler/downloads/dm-bugsfixed-42-3418891.html):

25407455 – DDL GENERATION CREATES WRONG FILENAMES FOR SPECIFIC OBJECTS
25427960 – COLOR SETTING FOR TRANSPARENCY IS LOST AFTER MODEL IS RELOADED
25428000 – COLOR SETTING FOR FK LINE ARE LOST WHEN THAT FK HAS PRESENTATION IN SUBVIEW
25461330 – COMPARE MODELS DIALOG DOESN’T RETAIN SELECTION AFTER REFRESH TREE PRESSED
25584892 – VIEW HEADER COLUMNS LIST DROPPED AFTER VALIDATING VIEW
25590365 – CLASSCASTEXCEPTION WHEN USING “MAC OS X” LOOK AND FEEL
25610620 – DM DOES NOT MARK FOREIGN KEYS AS CHANGED BUT AS NEW
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