Jeff Smith SQLDev PM wrote:Unfortunately, this doesn't appear to be entirely accurate. Using 3.2.20.09 under Windows 7. The parenthesis - '(' and ')' - in particular, appear to have been missed. They are a valid file system character on both Windows and Linux, but Oracle SQL Developer is no longer supporting them - and echoing previous comments, despite having many existing connection names using these characters.
Version 3.2.2 was released late yesterday. It includes this change. If your file system supports the character in file and directory names, you can use it in the Connection Name.