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Re: Graphical Query Builder -- expanding public requires annoying double click

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>, Peter Dietz <pdietz84(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Graphical Query Builder -- expanding public requires annoying double click
Date: 2010-09-23 20:44:20
Message-ID: 4C9BBC24.7000500@lelarge.info (view raw or flat)
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Le 23/09/2010 22:37, Thom Brown a écrit :
> On 23 September 2010 21:31, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 9:27 PM, Peter Dietz <pdietz84(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I have a minor grievance with pgAdmin3's Graphical Query Builder.
>>> I click plus on Schemas, then public has no plus, so I must double click
>>> public, then the plus button appears, which I can then click to expand the
>>> list to see whats in my database.
>>> [-] my-database-name
>>>     [+] Catalogs
>>>     [-] Schemas
>>>             public
>>> I would like that public would already have the expand symbol present by
>>> default.
>>> This is only a minor inconvenience, but it will hopefully save me, and every
>>> other user a little bit of time.
>>
>> It probably wouldn't, because it would require pre-populating the
>> node. If you have multiple schemas, that means scanning all of them
>> for objects in advance of when you actually want them.
> 
> It is a bit unintuitive to present the user with a tree which suddenly
> stops, but expect them to know to double click on it to go further.
> Couldn't this have a [+] anyway, which would disappear if there was
> nothing inside?  And is there that much of a cost of doing the scan
> anyway?  The user will nearly always need to open the schema node
> anyway.
> 

I'm not sure we can do this. The "+" sign appears when the node has
children. And before one double clicks on the node, there are no
children to this node.

I don't say this is impossible. Just that I don't see an easy way to
code what you want.


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Guillaume
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