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Re: More information about the selected objects

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Vinicius Santos <vinicius(dot)santos(dot)lista(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: More information about the selected objects
Date: 2012-07-14 18:03:21
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On Sat, 2012-07-14 at 18:57 +0100, Dave Page wrote:
> 
> 
> On Saturday, July 14, 2012, Guillaume Lelarge wrote:
>         On Sat, 2012-07-14 at 11:28 -0300, Vinicius Santos wrote:
>         >
>         >         Not sure I like the point either. We don't have that
>         notation
>         >         on
>         >         PostgreSQL. I think I would prefer something like
>         "Retrieving
>         >         details on
>         >         table schema.table" and not say the database.
>         Because if you
>         >         add the
>         >         database, someone will probably want also the
>         server. It may
>         >         not be
>         >         usefull to you, but it'll come at some point. And
>         that's quite
>         >         a lot of
>         >         informations.
>         >
>         > I agree.
>         >
>         >
>         >
>         >         Probably we could add some status boxes in the
>         status bar. For
>         >         exemple,
>         >         a box with a "user(at)database (server)" (with a lock
>         icon if you
>         >         use SSL
>         >         for example. Just a thought.
>         >
>         >
>         >
>         > I liked the idea!
>         >
>         > We could add status boxes in front of the information
>         "Retrieving
>         > details ...".
>         >
>         > For example, suppose that is the status bar:
>         >
>         > With 3 status boxes:
>         >
>         > || "Retrieving details on schema.table" || user(at)database ||
>         server ||
>         >
>         > or with 2 status boxes:
>         >
>         > || "Retrieving details on schema.table" || user(at)database
>         ( server )
>         > ||
>         >
>         >
>         
>         I think I like the second one better, but this is just my
>         opinion.
> 
> 
> Aside from it being a needless amount of information to clutter the
> display with, I can pretty much guarantee you won't be able to figure
> out a clean way of sizing the panels to accomodate all that data
> without truncating one or more of them for some selected objects.
> 

Are we talking about the same thing? I'm not suggesting to add a panel.
I'm suggesting to add another box in the status bar (wxStatusBar
object). It won't take any more space than before.


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


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