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Re: Server Status window work

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Server Status window work
Date: 2009-01-06 22:30:48
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Dave Page a écrit :
> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 11:26 PM, Guillaume Lelarge
> <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
>>>  * Replace the wxNotebook widget with the wxAuiNotebook so users can
>>>    close tabs and rearrange tabs order via drag-and-drop.
>> This is done in the attached patch. frmStatus.xrc should be removed, all
>> the widgets are created in frmStatus.cpp.
> Doesn't seem to make much difference on OS X. I certainly can't
> rearrange tabs etc.

Works for me on Linux and Mac OS X. I can close tabs and rearrange them.

The new patch attached fixes the crash issue I had yesterday. It also
adds a close box on each tab and customizes the wxAuiNotebook style.

>>>  * Add the possibility to open many Server Status windows (we can
>>>    already do this with the SQL query tool) so a user can see many
>>>    reports at the same time.
>> Works too.
> Yup.
>>>  * Add a dockable toolbar to enable changing connection server, timer
>>>    slider, filter and sort options.
>> I'm wondering if I should add this and a menubar. My idea is to work
>> with panes and make it possible to add many panes in a same window. Each
>> pane will handle one type of report : activity, locks, transactions,
>> logfile.
> Yep, could do - even if it just has a view & file menu.


>>>  * Colour coding for the backend lines. Say green for running OK, orange
>>>    for running, but with the query time being past a configurable limit,
>>>    blue for idle, and red when waiting for a lock etc.
>> Dave, this one is from you. Where do you want to put the configuration
>> of the server status. In the options dialog already available? I add a
>> notebookpage with all server status parameters?
> That would seem sensible


>>>  * The ability to select a running backend, and copy the query straight
>>>    into a new query tool window (caveat: the stats command string may be
>>>    truncated, and still contain parameter placeholders).
>>>  * Ability to select a backend process and display just the locks
>>>    it's holding, and the one it's waiting on.
>> For these two, a contextual menu seems a good choice. Other ideas?
> Potentially difficult to use without a mouse - but you could add a
> top-level menu option as well.

I can also add shortcut keys.


Attachment: serverstatus_p1_v2.patch
Description: text/x-patch (14.1 KB)

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