10. TOAD App Designer

TOAD is first and foremost an Oracle productivity tool—and as we said back in Chapter 1, productivity is its mantra. Most of this book’s content, however, requires a person to launch TOAD and perform manual labor or tasks (except for those few screens that offer an option to schedule the final step for execution). Of course, many of you have a need to perform some database task on a regular basis, and you don’t want to have to do anything in TOAD except to instruct it to perform that exact same operation with zero user input. What you’re basically asking for is something like a TOAD “record” and “playback” macro mode of operation. Furthermore, the playback should be callable via the command line so that you don’t have to ...

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