[Phpmyadmin-devel] Inline edit and UPDATE feedback

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Sat Mar 19 22:06:59 CET 2011

Le 2011-03-19 17:03, rohit sharma a écrit :
> On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 2:15 AM, Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> wrote:
>> Le 2011-03-19 16:42, rohit sharma a écrit :
>>> On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 2:03 AM, Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info>
>> wrote:
>>>> Le 2011-03-19 16:21, rohit sharma a écrit :
>>>>> On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 1:45 AM, Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>> by default, the ShowSQL directive is true, which makes the generated
>> SQL
>>>>>> appear on top for almost every action. This fulfills many needs:
>>>>>> - people teaching SQL
>>>>>> - user who wants to verify what phpMyAdmin did in the backend
>>>>>> However with Inline edit, we no longer see this generated SQL and I'm
>>>>>> wondering if something should be done about this.
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> We can add a field for the last inline_edit query run by the user, and
>>>>> display it using a show/hide button. This field can be added just
>> beneath
>>>>> the "generatedSQL" which is always displayed.
>>>> Hi,
>>>> in the case of Edit, there is no Show/hide because the interface
>>>> respects the $cfg['ShowSQL'] directive, so why should there be a
>>>> Show/hide in the case of Inline Edit?
>>> Hi,
>>> In case of Edit, the query tends to be small, "select * from table_name;
>> "
>>> (talking generally, although the query can be much longer) , and on the
>>> other hand inline-edit queries are update queries which can be quite long
>>> for tables with more columns, hence it would take away some valuable
>> space
>>> from the displayed table.
>> I'm not sure I follow you. If you browse a table, click Edit on some row
>> and make a change, you'll see the generated UPDATE statement, followed
>> by a SELECT representing your current results set.
> Hi,
> Thanks. I got the idea. But in the case of "inline_edit" the query is being
> sent using Ajax, and the frame won't  move after a query execution, so where
> do your propose to display the inline_edit query that was last run, so that
> the user gets notified.

At the same place where it's displayed when using the non-Ajax Edit (but
obviously not with the same mechanism).

But my initial question was not about implementation, it was about
whether we should display UPDATE feedback at all for Inline edit.

Marc Delisle

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