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Re: Database bar

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Erwin Brandstetter <brandstetter(at)falter(dot)at>
Cc: "pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Database bar
Date: 2011-06-12 06:59:33
Message-ID: 1307861974.2004.4.camel@laptop (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgadmin-hackers
On Sat, 2011-06-11 at 22:24 +0200, Erwin Brandstetter wrote:
> On 11.06.2011 18:16, Guillaume Lelarge wrote:
> > On Sat, 2011-06-11 at 18:13 +0200, Erwin Brandstetter wrote:
> >> On 11.06.2011 17:17, Guillaume Lelarge wrote:
> >>> On Sat, 2011-06-11 at 16:02 +0200, Erwin Brandstetter wrote:
> >>>> On 28.05.2011 15:56, Guillaume Lelarge wrote:
> (...)
> >>>>> So, I finally did some fixes:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> * "Database bar" has been renamed to "Connection bar".
> >>>>> * The connection bar is larger. (check if it is enough, it's quite hard
> >>>>>      to be sure of it)
> >>>>> * The connection name doesn't contain the rolename.
> >>>> I tried the new 1.14 beta2 on Win XP today.
> >>>> "Connection bar" has arrived.
> >>>> But the control is exactly the same size as it was in 1.12.3. The growth
> >>>> got lost somehow?
> >>>>
> >>> Strange. Can you check your Perspective setting in the frmQuery group?
> >>> Empty it and relaunch pgAdmin.
> >> Sorry, I don't know what that means.
> >> Are you referring to the source code? I have only donwnloaded the
> >> provided binary ...
> >>
> > I think you don't have the new size because the old one is recorded in
> > your preferences. On Windows, it's stored in the registry. Can you look
> > with regedit, find the Perspective value of the frmQuery group, and
> > delete it?
> >
> > If you've never used regedit, it's probably better not to.
> Ah, registry settings.
> Most people will update from a previous version and run into the same 
> problem ..

I know that. It seems I forgot to increment the perspective number. But
I won't do only that if the rest is wrong too.

> I have 12 entries named perspective-.* I attached the names and values 
> for the first and last one. Which am I supposed to delete? All of them?

All of them would be better, but you can only delete the 8316 one.

> These values are just to remember the previous state of the GUI, I am 
> not losing other settings, right?

The perspective is only for location, and size of the different panes.
In the frmQuery group, it only refers to the query tool.

> In case this should be relevant: I have installed pgAdmin  1.10, 1.12, 
> and 1.14 in parallel on the PC in question.

That should not be an issue. They all have a different perspective name
(hence, the perspective-<number>). In this case, just drop the

> What's confusing: the size of the connection bar cannot be adjusted in 
> any way, so why save it to the registry?

The perspective is a whole. Either you save all locations, and sizes of
the panes of this window, or you save nothing. At least, that was the
case when I last read the wxWidgets documentation.


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