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Re: Dev 1.15 Database Designer

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Colin Beckingham <colbec(at)start(dot)ca>
Cc: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Dev 1.15 Database Designer
Date: 2012-02-17 21:33:42
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On Fri, 2012-02-17 at 22:23 +0100, Guillaume Lelarge wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-02-10 at 06:05 -0500, Colin Beckingham wrote:
> > Thankyou for the recent changes, it looks a lot better regarding import 
> > of tables.
> > 
> > One remaining issue is that if the user selects a database which 
> > contains a schema but the schema contains no tables, the DD Import 
> > Tables dialog still proceeds even though there are no tables to import.
> > 
> 
> Oops, that should get fixed.
> 
> > In the database design creation of new tables, there are some issues 
> > with deleting of tables in the design.
> > 
> > 1. After delete of table in designer window, window does not refresh.
> > Example:
> > - import new table
> > - request delete of table
> > - dialog appears requesting info on delete from design or model
> > - select design only
> > - dialog disappears, but the table box does not
> > - click on the table in design window and table disappears
> > - is it possible to have the last step complete automatically?
> > 
> > 2. Confusing delete of table object after delete from designer only
> > Example:
> > - import new table
> > - request delete
> > - dialog appears, user selects design window only
> > - user clicks on the table box in designer window and box disappears, 
> > but stays in browser - this is correct
> > - user realizes he pressed the wrong button,
> > looks for a way to delete the table from the model
> > - table delete icon is still active but does not operate on the browser 
> > window items
> > - right click on table name in browser panel produces no context 
> > sensitive floating menu
> > - one way to work around is to drag the table back into the designer and 
> > repeat the delete process, this time select option 'delete from model'
> > - suggestion 1: create right click context menu with delete table from 
> > browser which deletes the table from both browser and design (if 
> > necessary) windows together with any relationships, (possibly with 
> > warning dialog if relationships exist)
> > - suggestion 2: allow keyboard input 'delete' key to delete active table 
> > in browser
> > 
> 
> OK, two more items to look at.
> 
> Thank you.
> 

BTW, I put all your requests on
http://code.pgadmin.org/trac/wiki/database-designer because I can't
really create tickets for them, and I need to remember them.


-- 
Guillaume
http://blog.guillaume.lelarge.info
http://www.dalibo.com


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