[Phpmyadmin-devel] grid editing and newlines

Piotr Przybylski piotr.prz at gmail.com
Fri Nov 11 19:29:54 CET 2011

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.

Piotr Przybylski

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