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Re: Cut / Paste issue

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Blake McBride <blake(at)mcbride(dot)name>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Cut / Paste issue
Date: 2011-06-13 22:29:28
Message-ID: 1308004169.1969.20.camel@laptop (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgadmin-hackers
On Mon, 2011-06-13 at 15:39 -0500, Blake McBride wrote:
> Greetings,
> Interesting inconsistency in the cut / paste operation in pgAdmin.  I
> am using 1.14.0 beta 2.
> If you View the top 100 rows you get a spreadsheet like display
> showing the rows.  If you then select a row (not its data) and copy
> it.  You then paste it (to the scratch pad buffer below for example)
> and the paste operation puts double quotes around the data.  This is a
> real pain because SQL uses single quotes.  If you attempt to use the
> data in a query you have to replace the double quotes auto-added in
> the paste operation with single quotes.  It would be better if it
> auto-added single quotes.  This would be more consistent with SQL.

But the copy doesn't try to be compatible with SQL. It's a CSV-like


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