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2 smaller feature requests

From: "Andreas Neumann" <a(dot)neumann(at)carto(dot)net>
To: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: 2 smaller feature requests
Date: 2008-05-29 07:17:02
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Hi all,

I don't know if this is the right place to place a feature request. I did
not find a bug tracker/feature request page at - or should
I use the main bug tracker of PostgreSQL.

Anyway, here are my 2 smaller requests:

* Table Creation Dialogue --> Column-tab --> Add --> New column dialogue:
Would it be possible to offer the data type "serial" and "bigserial" along
with the other data types offered? I know this is not a true datatype, but
a convenience shortcut. As such, it would also be convenient to have it in
pgAdmin. I use this data type for almost every table for the primary key
column, since it is the easiest way to get autoincrementation.

* Table Creation Dialogue --> Column-tab: it would be convenient if one
could re-order the columns after they were added with the "Add" Button.
This shouldn't be a problem prior to creation of the table. I would
suggest to have "Arrow buttons" to shift a column definition up and down.
The user has to select a column definition (one row) and after pressing
the "Up" or "Down" button the order would change.

Thank you for considering or discussing my feature requests.


Andreas Neumann
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