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Re: pgAdmin III commit: Default role support in server configs, quick conne

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgAdmin III commit: Default role support in server configs, quick conne
Date: 2010-08-25 08:19:54
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Le 25/08/2010 10:16, Dave Page a écrit :
> On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 10:59 PM, Guillaume Lelarge
> <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
>> Le 24/08/2010 23:19, Dave Page a écrit :
>>> On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 10:03 PM, Guillaume Lelarge
>>> <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
>>>> Le 24/08/2010 22:54, Dave Page a écrit :
>>>>> This patch seems to have sizing issue on Windows - basically there
>>>>> isn't enough space on the dialogue for all the controls now.
>>>>>
>>>>> It seems like we should move some onto an "Advanced" tab - but I'm
>>>>> having a hard job persuading myself which should go (particularly as
>>>>> we normally want a multi-line textbox on the first tab so it looks OK
>>>>> when resized. The controls it makes most sense to move IMHO, are:
>>>>>
>>>>> Rolename
>>>>> DB restriction
>>>>> Service
>>>>> Restore env?
>>>>>
>>>>> If we did that, I suppose the colour button could be resized vertically.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thoughts?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I would keep less on the first tab. I think we should probably only keep
>>>> the required ones. So:
>>>>
>>>>  * tab 1, name, port, host, ssl, username, password (and perhaps store
>>>>   password
>>>>  * tab 2, maintenance db, rolenamen restore env., db restriction,
>>>>   service, connect now, colour, group.
>>>
>>> I think maintenance DB should be on the first tab. I don't object to
>>> moving connect now.  Not sure about colour and group though - group I
>>> think should be on the first tab - and colour seems be be a natural
>>> partner to it.
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Something like http://lelarge.info/~guillaume/tmp/dlgServer_1.png and
>> http://lelarge.info/~guillaume/tmp/dlgServer_2.png?
> 
> Looks good to me. The only changes I'd make are "Advanced" instead of
> "Optional" as the new tab name, and ensure Connect Now defaults to on
> for new connections.
> 
> BTW - did you mock this up directly in the XRC code (as opposed to
> Gimp or something)? If so, it's probably easier for you to tweak and
> commit that. Otherwise I'll look at it today.
> 

I changed the XRC code. I can finish it this afternoon if you want.


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