Active Query Builder VCL Edition History

March 23, 2017

Active Query Builder VCL Edition v.1.26.36

- MetadataProvider.LoadFieldsForObjectFromDriver: The TrimQuotes flag is
  taken into account now.
- MetadataContainer.LoadMetadataByFilter: Access violation on calling without
  a connection while loading objects using events has been eliminated.

March 17, 2017

Active Query Builder VCL Edition v.1.26.35

+ SQLite: Right outer joins are converted to left now.
= SQLite: Non-qualified double-quoted identifiers are treated as strings now.
= The OnSQLUpdated event doesn't fire now during the form load.
- MS SQL Server: Built-in @@-named variables are recognized now.
- Oracle: Date/time built-in constants are recognized properly now.

March 13, 2017

Active Query Builder VCL Edition v.1.26.34

= Automatic links creation has been improved: links are created only from
  Parent to Child table or vice vera, but not both at the same time.
= The StatisticOutputColumn.ColumnNameInQuery is now quoted if need.
= The StatisticOutputColumn.MetadataField calculation has been improved.
+ The new properties TrimQuotes and TrimSpaces have been added to the
  BaseMetadataProvider class.
= Firing of the ActiveSubQueryChanging/Changed event is enforced on the
  query clearing.
- DevExpress UI: Click on the checkbox in the datasource field list has been
  fixed.
+ PostgreSQL: Support of materialized view, TOAST tables, and foreign tables
  has been made. 
+ Oracle: Support of the "AT TIME ZONE" clause has been added.
+ Firebird: Column name definition after alias in the FROM clause is
  supported now.
+ IBM DB2: The ListAgg function is supported now.
+ IBM DB2: The QSYS2 tables are used now for fields loading if this scheme
  exists. Several minor bugs have been fixed.
+ SQLite: Support for the IS operator ("expr IS expr") has been added.
- SQLite: The bug with not loading fields for a table being added second to
  the query has been fixed.
- MS SQL Server: loading objects from non-default schemas for non-default
  databases is fixed
- MS SQL Server: The DATEADD parser unambiguity has been fixed.
- MySQL: Parsing of DATE, TIME and DATETIME types as keywords has been
  fixed.

December 15, 2016

Active Query Builder VCL Edition v.1.26.32

- The bug with the newly introduced PartialMetadataLoading property is fixed.
- MySQL: Proper fix up of string aliases has been made to avoid control 
  hang on some queries.

December 12, 2016

Active Query Builder VCL Edition v.1.26.31

- Loading metadata from XML has been fixed.

December 08, 2016

Active Query Builder VCL Edition v.1.26.30

+ The new TacQueryBuilder.PartialMetadataLoading property has been added.
  Setting it to True prescribes the component to load metadata only for
  objects that were used in the query on assigning it to the SQL property. 
  You shouldn't call the RefreshMetadata method in this mode.
+ Mouse wheel works now in pick up lists of the Query Columns Grid.
+ The MetadataContainer.LoadFromXML method is significantly speeded up.
- Firebird: Support of aliases in the ORDER BY clause only for the version
  2.0 and higher.
- Demo app: The parameters form for ADO connection has been fixed.
- MS SQL Server: List of valid identifiers list has been updated.
- Single-line comments are recognized properly now.

November 23, 2016

Active Query Builder VCL Edition v.1.26.29

+ Scrolling by mouse wheel now works in the drop-down pick list of the
  Expression cell editor.
= The FieldListDescriptionColumnOptions.ShowLongDescription property is 
  now set to True by default.
= Minor column type painting improvements in datasource field lists have
  been made.
- Calculation of checked fields in datasource field lists has been fixed.
- The Varchar(Max) and Varbinary(Max) types are displayed correctly now.
- MS Jet: Excel sheet names with the dollar sign are supported now.
- Oracle: Support for the special form of TRIM function has been added. 
- MS SQL Server: ROW and ROWS are added to the list of valid identifiers.
- Other minor bugfixes and improvements have been made.

October 13, 2016

Active Query Builder VCL Edition v.1.26.28

+ Query Transformer is now capable to rename output query columns.
+ The new TacQueryTransformer.RenameDuplicatedColumns property prescribes 
  to explicitly specify all the columns in the query SELECT list by
  expanding the asterisk items, then find and rename the unnamend and 
  duplicated column names (default = false).
+ The new TacQueryTransformer.AlwaysExpandColumnsInQuery instructs to 
  perform asterisk expansion in the query SELECT list even if it's not
  needed for the specified query transformations (default = false).
! The TacOutputColumn.Name property has been renamed to OriginalName.
+ The new TacOutputColumn.PreassignedName allows specifying the needed name
  for a query output column.
+ The new TacOutputColumn.ResultName gets the result query columns name,
  which turned out as a result of automatic columns renaming routine and
  manual appliance of the new name specified via the PreassignedName 
  property.
- QueryTransformer: The bug with sorting by a column, which alias is equal 
  to the field name, has been fixed.
- The "Build Expression" popup menu item is now shown only when a handler
  is assigned to the OnCustomExpressionBuilder event.
- MS SQL Server: CHAR(n) parser ambiguity has been fixed.
- MS SQL Server: CHAR and NCHAR have been moved from the builtin functions
  to the list of valid identifiers.
+ PostgreSQL: Support for custom aggregate functions has been added.
- PostgreSQL: Date/time parts have been added to the list of valid
  identifiers.
= ElevateDB packages have been updated to comply with the latest version.

September 07, 2016

Active Query Builder VCL Edition v.1.26.26

- Query Columns Grid: Changes in inplace editors are committed on focus lost.
- PostgreSQL: Parsing of set operators is fixed.
- ElevateDB: Connectivity package compilation is fixed.

August 02, 2016

Active Query Builder VCL Edition v.1.26.25

+ The new property is added to determine permanent visiblity of Delete row
  button in the first column of the Query Columns list: TacQueryBuilder
  .SelectListOptions.ToolbarDeleteAlwaysVisible.
- SQLite: Support for CHAR builtin function is added.

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