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Re: Two unrelated issues

From: Ashesh Vashi <ashesh(dot)vashi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Two unrelated issues
Date: 2010-01-20 06:35:42
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Hi Guillaume,

> The second one is completely unrelated. I found this line in
> pgadmin/ctl/ctlCombobox.cpp:
> #ifdef __WXGTK__
>    SetEditable(false);
> #endif
As long as I remember, we found that auto-completion does not work properly
(not as expected in better manner) in the combo-box under GTK.

Hence, we decided to make the combo-box read-only at that time, until we get
some proper solution.

> That would explain why GTK users can't edit a combobox. The one that
> really bugs a lot of users is the type combobox in dlgColumn. I wonder
> why this specific code has been added in the first place. I found Andres
> added it, at revision 3562
> (, but I don't find
> any reason why. Anyone reminds the issue? Honestly, I didn't try to
> remove this code and test it. I'll do tonight, but I would like to get
> some ideas on this code.
> Thanks.
> PS: I should have a complete patch for the "more complex user/database
> default GUC settings" new 8.5 feature tonight. I already handle
> successfully the database change. I'll need to duplicate it for the user
> properties dialog.
> --
> Guillaume.
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