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Re: Patch for column properties

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: "Florian G(dot) Pflug" <fgp(at)phlo(dot)org>, pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Patch for column properties
Date: 2007-03-04 10:52:13
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Dave Page a écrit :
> Guillaume Lelarge wrote:
>> There's something I really like with EMS SQL Manager. When the user 
>> change a property, the SQL is shown and can be changed. If the COMMIT 
>> failed, they show you the SQL and it also can be modified. Perhaps we 
>> just need this ? When there is a PostgreSQL related error message, 
>> pgAdmin shows the SQL it tried to execute and let the user change it. 
>> I think it would be a better behavior than what my patch implied. 
>> Would something like this be possible ? 
> Probably - but it seems it would be a fair amount of work. Feel free to 
> look into it if you like.

I'll get a look at it. But I understand this could be a lot of work.

>> And one more question, I wonder why the SQL tab is not editable ? I 
>> can think of one reason but I'm not sure :)
> Because it's dynamically generated, and any changes would either be lost 
> if the user changed tab, or would have to be reverse engineered back 
> into the other dialog controls.

That's what I thought.

> Also, on some dialogs there are 
> placeholders included in the code for cases when we have multi-step 
> queries that are tied together by a generated ID. IF the user mucked 
> about with those, it could break things particularly spectaularly.

Can you tell me where I can find such multi-step queries ? Thanks.


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