[Phpmyadmin-devel] Sort key by index

Michal Cihar nijel at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Sep 10 03:54:02 CEST 2003

Hi Garvin

Original message (Garvin Hicking, 09.09.2003 23:35):
> I'm too lazy to get the correct sourceforge-Tracker item to my screen so I'm posting
> this here:
> Generally I like the ability to sorty by index, but the current placement takes away too
> much interface space, IMHO. How about splitting the dropdown up into two: [key]
> [DESC/ASC] and place it as a new column in the table display. I mean just on the right
> side of the table headers, where we can already sort by existing fields. There it would
> have a better context and won't take up too much place. I don't like how nearly half of
> the screen is taken away by dropdowns etc. before the actual content comes to screen...

The problems is that this would need some javascript magic or generating
the query after submiting. Now the query is value in that select, so it
was quite easy to implement :-)

> BTW: Your arbitrary server patch rocks!!!

Thanks, I very needed that, so I wrote that :-)

	Michal Cihar

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