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Re: Patch for "Panel for Joins in the Graphic Query Builder"

From: Ashesh Vashi <ashesh(dot)vashi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
Cc: Luis Ochoa <ziul1979(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Patch for "Panel for Joins in the Graphic Query Builder"
Date: 2008-12-05 06:53:51
Message-ID: 4938CFFF.1030905@enterprisedb.com (view raw or flat)
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Hi Luis & Guillaume,

Guillaume Lelarge wrote:
> Luis Ochoa a écrit :
>> On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 6:13 AM, Ashesh Vashi 
>> <ashesh(dot)vashi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com 
>> <mailto:ashesh(dot)vashi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>> wrote:
>>
>> (...)
>> Now I publish a list of what I think will be useful functionalities 
>> on the GQB if someone desiree to contribute:
>> 1. Add Subqueries, this probably requeries multiples tabs for query.
While working on joins, I thought the same that we're missing subqueries 
and functions in Graphical Query Builder. :(
But, I think - it requires a lot of design change.
>> 2. Add Support to composite types.
>> 3. Add a new skin for the graphics probably with a scroll on right 
>> and showing always all the columns (fixed at top) but the other 
>> columns can be move up/down with the scrollbar (an option can allow 
>> to choose between this and old graphics). And each table have a 
>> minimize (shrink only to table title),restore and remove from query 
>> button just as a window in a graphical operative system.
>> 4. Add Save/Load functionality (probably xml).
This could be a very interesting one. :)
>>
>
> Ashesh and Luis,
>
> Sorry for not being available to test and comment, I'm on holidays for 
> the week. I just had time to test Dave's commit. I'm really impressed 
> by the quality of the Graphical Query Builder. It's a really great 
> addition to pgAdmin.
>
> Here are some more stuff to add:
>
> 5. Adding columns myself which could be the result of a function 
> (count(*) is the first one to pop on my mind, but user functions would 
> be great to... all I ask for is a simple textbox to enter what we want).
>
> 6. Adding a user function in the ordering tab.
Also thought about missing functions in column & ordering tabs.

Thanks & Regards,
Ashesh


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