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Re: Query tool column headers

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Query tool column headers
Date: 2012-06-27 15:56:16
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On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 3:53 PM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> Attached patch changes the column headers in the query tool to put <>
> aronud the datatype. While it's already on a separate line, this makes
> it more clear which part is the datatype and which part is the name of
> the column, making parsing easier on the eye when names and datatypes
> are close to each other.
> I looked for a way to make it italic or so instead, but it appears
> wxWidgets doesn't support that - it can only set the formatting for
> the whole header, which includes both the name and the datatype.
> Objections?

Not sure I like it - it's better with ( ) instead of < >, but even so
it looks ugly with array types and size bounded types.

Personally I don't think the ugliness is worth it, especially given
that (as you note) the type is on a separate line anyway.

Dave Page
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