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Re: Some remarks to pgadmin III

From: "claus" <ch(at)greenmail(dot)ch>
To: <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: "Andreas Pflug" <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
Subject: Re: Some remarks to pgadmin III
Date: 2003-08-15 15:29:51
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OK ... I surrender on copy / paste and sorting.
I promise I will use only  "Export data to file" 
and work the output using M$ Excel ;-p

Regards, Claus

P.S: But I still like copy / paste ;-))

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andreas Pflug" <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
To: "Claus Helbing" <claus(dot)helbing(at)descom-consulting(dot)ch>
Cc: <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Friday, August 15, 2003 5:14 PM
Subject: Re: [pgadmin-hackers] Some remarks to pgadmin III


> Claus Helbing wrote:
> 
> >Andreas Pflug wrote:
> >
> >  
> >
> >>Data is NOT held in the grid, but on the server, and only retrieved when 
> >>requested, so sorting would require a re-query.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Hmm ... you are the developper ... but since I can scroll up and down ...
> >I guess the data is on the client somewhere?
> >Also the button refresh and the status line "Refreshing data, please wait"
> >indicate that data is tranfered to the client.
> >Since it is on the client (in a grid or another datastructure) 
> >couldn't it just be sorted localy ?
> >
> It is done on the server, and only rows needed are transferred on demand 
> to the client. There's  only a cache  on the client side. Believe me, no 
> chance to sort!
> 
> >
> >Of course not ... I thought of a tab-separated format with \t and \n
> >placeholders for actual tab characters and linefeeds in the strings.
> >MS Query seems to do it that way eventhough I do not know how it
> >handles linefeeds and tab characters.
> >
> >  
> >
> >>>Could there be an option to copy the column headings ?
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>Again: which format? Nothing senseful around. We have the Export 
> >>function, which has quite some options to satisfy different format 
> >>needs. None of them is sufficient for clipboard purposes.
> >>    
> >>
> >Idem.
> >  
> >
> Why \t? I virtually never use that format. I prefer ; .... And \n or 
> \n\r ? And so on. This is an endless story.
> 
> >  
> >
> >>>Query Tool:
> >>>No Ctrl-A ... (Ctrl-.Shift-End works)
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>Ctrl-A works where it makes sense, in the query edit field.
> >>    
> >>
> >I would use it to select the all the result in order to copy it
> >using the tabseparated format :-)
> >
> >BTW if no copying of data is allowed so what is the cell selectiuon
> >thing about.
> >  
> >
> Rows can be marked to be deleted.
> It's always the problem about those multifunctional controls. You often 
> get partial features you don't really need, or even irritate. And it's 
> even not complete, we're not too happy with in-place editing 
> capabilities. If you'd like to implement a replacement... platform 
> independent, of course.
> 
> >P.S: I know that I am a PITA ;-)
> >  
> >
> No, not yet. Just post more bugs :-)
> 
> Regards,
> Andreas



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