[Phpmyadmin-devel] Collapsible navigation frame

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Wed Jul 27 21:08:15 CEST 2011

Tyron Madlener a écrit :
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 7:51 PM, Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> wrote:
>> Tyron Madlener a écrit :
>>> Just had a good idea how to fix the 'open in new tab' workaround for
>>> getting more space on various pages (particularly useful on the status
>>> monitor). I've implemented a very quick demonstration on how a
>>> collapsible navigation frame could work like. If the idea is good and
>>> the feature can go to master, I will implemented it better. Also it
>>> could need a better icon.
>>> Commit 5fb7f9cd1716ae747a6e898ee6e92c864d4da6dc and
>>> 05dd085aeb0334d1e9ee68037efb563866892164 do the magic. It will make an
>>> arrow appear vertically centered on the nav frame.
>>> Should be testable anytime soon on http://demo.phpmyadmin.net/gsoc-tyron
>> Tyron,
>> Taking into account that phpMyAdmin currently has the navi panel inside
>> a frame, what's the advantage (apart from the look) of this, compared to
>> just dragging the vertical separator line?
> That it is significantly less convenient to find that 3 pixel wide
> area where you can drag the frame, then move it to the end of the
> screen. Also it doesn't seem to be possible in Chrome. Also there's no
> visual indicator showing this is possible, so the average user might
> never be aware of it.

I see your point. By the way, a few hours ago I was able to make it work 
on my copy of your tree but it no longer works (nor on the demo server).

> I have to mention though, my current code doesn't seem to work in
> Opera. But I guess that is only a matter of some bug fixing.

Marc Delisle

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