[Phpmyadmin-devel] grid editing and newlines

Aris Feryanto aris_feryanto at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 12 03:03:56 CET 2011

On 11 Dec, 2011, at 7:37 PM, Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> wrote:

> Le 2011-11-14 10:58, Aris Feryanto a écrit :
>> Hi all,
>> On 12 Nov, 2011, at 2:29 AM, Piotr Przybylski<piotr.prz at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 2011/11/11 Marc Delisle<marc at infomarc.info>:
>>>> Piotr Przybylski a écrit :
>>>>> 2011/11/11 Marc Delisle<marc at infomarc.info>:
>>>>>> Dieter Adriaenssens a écrit :
>>>>>>> Kind regards, Dieter Adriaenssens. Op 11 nov. 2011 16:00
>>>>>>> schreef "Marc Delisle"<marc at infomarc.info
>>>>>>> <mailto:marc at infomarc.info>>  het volgende:
>>>>>>>> Hi, when grid editing a TEXT column, hitting ENTER
>>>>>>>> transmits my change instead of inserting a new line.
>>>>>>> It makes sense that in this case a new line is added, but
>>>>>>> how should the entry be submitted in the database? If I'm
>>>>>>> not mistaken there is no submit button at the moment.
>>>>>> Dieter, by default, $cfg['SaveCellsAtOnce'] is set to false,
>>>>>> thus not showing a submit button.
>>>>>> When setting it to true, a submit button appears but the
>>>>>> field closes as soon as ENTER is hit.
>>>>>> If we want to support grid editing + newlines, a possible
>>>>>> solution would be to ask the user to click outside the input
>>>>>> field but it's less efficient.
>>>>> How about ignoring Shift+ENTER for submitting? This way ENTER
>>>>> would submit form and Shift+ENTER would just insert a newline.
>>>> Yes but is Shift+Enter intuitive enough or do we need to -
>>>> advertise it on the page - explain it in Documentation.html
>>> I've seen it used in a few places, but it's not common - some
>>> "Press Shift+Enter for newline" message under text field would be
>>> needed.
>> Yes. I agree to use Shift+Enter and display a hint for that. I'll try
>> to fix this and the RTL alignment on this weekend.
> Hi Aris,
> any progress on this?

Hi Marc,

I've added the shift+enter handling in my repo [1].
I also added OK and Cancel button in the editing area.
But, I haven't finished fixing the RTL alignment.

If you have some time, you may test the shift+enter and the buttons in my repo.

[1] http://repo.or.cz/w/phpmyadmin/arisferyanto.git


Aris Feryanto
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