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Re: Discussion - Search Objects

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Jasmin Dizdarevic <jasmin(dot)dizdarevic(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Discussion - Search Objects
Date: 2011-06-16 20:04:20
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On Thu, 2011-06-16 at 20:54 +0100, Dave Page wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 8:48 PM, Guillaume Lelarge
> <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2011-06-15 at 23:48 +0200, Jasmin Dizdarevic wrote:
> >> Yeah, I know. All of the dialogs have a "binding" to some pgObject,
> >> because all of them modifies something.
> >
> > No, see dlgFindAndReplace.
> 
> Yeah, back in the early days there was some confusion about what was a
> form (window) and what was a dialog - I don't want to add to that now.
> 
> In pgAdmin virtually all of our dialogues are actually more like
> regular windows because they are sizeable. That's a conscious
> decision, made for reasons of usability and consistency. With that in
> mind, I consider forms to be the "main" application windows, eg.
> frmMain, frmQuery, frmDebugger, frmStatus and so on. Everything else
> is a dialogue - a popup to perform a quick task eg. vacuum, backup or
> search/replace, to adjust program options (frmOptions is one of the
> mistakes!), or to define/display properties of a database object.
> 

One of the things I want to do for 1.16 is a new options dialog. We
already discussed its design. I wonder if we should also change it to a
dlgOptions file. Is it OK for you?


-- 
Guillaume
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