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Re: Data entry

From: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
To: "Keith C(dot) Perry" <netadmin(at)vcsn(dot)com>
Cc: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Data entry
Date: 2004-03-18 14:07:14
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Keith C. Perry wrote:

>I'll apologize now if this has been discussed already but I was wondering if
>there was any thoughts on how pgadmin is for data entry.
>I have someone who have been using pgadmin3 (one of the snapshots from December
>I think) for secure data entry and it has worked wonderfully- its much the only
>client that provides a homogenous encrypted native interface to Pg across all
>platformss.  The one complaint is that you have to double-click on each cell to
>enter the data instead of the somewhat (albeit defacto) standard of hitting the
>tab key like in a spreadsheet.
>For small sets of data the current method is probably fine but from a data entry
>point of view, the idea is to NOT have to pick your hands up off of the keyboard.
>Again, I'm not sure what the consensus is on pgadmin as a data entry tool so I
>would not make "tab key functionality change" feature request but I'm wondering
>if this is something that could be user selectable?  Perhaps a "Data Entry mode"
>in options would be feasible?
This is the way it should work; still there were problems with the 
underlying control. This seems to be fixed with the current version, see 
our 1.1.0 snapshots.


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