[Phpmyadmin-devel] GSoG 2011: Reg Zoom-search idea
ammaryasir.88 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 19 22:35:30 CET 2011
On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 2:00 AM, Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> wrote:
> Le 2011-03-19 15:13, Ammar Yasir a écrit :
> > Sir,
> > I looked at the table search page. One problem I find is that a form such
> > table search page consists of all the columns. I think in general a user
> > interested in at most 2-3 criteria for searching at once. If number of
> > columns are more(in a table eg. users table in mysql database), the
> > table form will contain lot of irrelevant fields(to his query). Can the
> > be something like it asks the user to select the column first, then its
> > detail and then again a column if he wants to build the query further?
> (Please do not top-post, conversations are difficult to follow).
> I was referring to the Table Search page because we'll have to avoid
> duplicating the same functionality on many pages.
> You are right, the table Search page displays all the columns in "query
> by example" but in its Options hidden panel you can choose the columns
> that will be displayed. I think that this behavior could be improved by
> adding a way to quickly hide or show which columns are to receive a
> search criterion.
> I think that we can reduce some fields by combining elements from the table
search page and those from the options hidden pane. The table search form
provides appropriate operations for each column and in options panel we can
select columns but it just provides a textbox to enter the body of the WHERE
As in this case we are only interested in selecting one of the columns,
initially we can just have a list of columns and then when a user clicks on
one of the columns, the appropriate operations available for that column
appear. This reduces some of the fields on the screen.
Try to avoid a behavior that would be too sequential.
and this will not be very sequential also. For example see: Initially ->
http://web.iiit.ac.in/~yasir/IMG1.jpg , Selecting File_priv ->
> > Regards,
> > Ammar Yasir
> > On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 4:38 PM, Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info>
> >> Le 2011-03-18 16:15, Ammar Yasir a écrit :
> >>> Hi,
> >>> We are supposed to select two columns from the table. I wanted to ask
> >> that
> >>> whether we would also have to provide some sort of query interface so
> >> that
> >>> you can select some instance of the column.
> >>> eg Table -> Movies
> >>> Column1 -> Popularity | Popularity > 7.5
> >>> Column2 -> Year | Year = 2010
> >>> Ammar Yasir
> >> Yes, so you might explore the possibility of combining the existing
> >> table Search page (which already permits such selections) with the
> >> zoom-search.
> Marc Delisle
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