[Phpmyadmin-devel] Improved index editor
rouslan at placella.com
Tue Nov 15 19:09:55 CET 2011
On Tue, 2011-11-15 at 12:22 -0500, Marc Delisle wrote:
> Rouslan Placella a écrit :
> > Hi all,
> > I did some work on the "table properties" page and, in particular, on
> > the index editor. As a result, I now have a branch with several
> > improvements and fixes. I would like to merge with master within the
> > next few days, unless there are some objections.
> > Fixes:
> > * Fix for indexes list that did not respect $cfg['InitialSlidersState']
> > * Removed some redundant data from AJAX replies
> > * "Add columns" action only worked when the English language was used
> > Features:
> > * AJAXified the "create index" action (not sure why this wasn't done)
> > * Tidied up the layout at the bottom of the table structure page with
> > some fieldsets
> > * Index editor:
> > Some issues with the old implementation of the index editor are:
> > It was using up way too much horizontal space (900px), by tidying up the
> > layout of the editor, I brought this down to 450px. I converted the
> > "primary key warning" into a tooltip to gain a bit of vertical space.
> > Then there was an issue when a user requested to add a column to the
> > index editor: the browser fired an HTTP request of the form to the
> > server, just to get the same form back with an extra empty field. Of
> > course, this action can be done on the client side by just cloning a row
> > from the table.
> > Anyway, there are some low-quality screenshots attached. You can also
> > pull from the "indexes" branch of
> > git://repo.or.cz/phpmyadmin/roccivic.git
> > And, your feedback is very welcome :)
> Hi Rouslan,
> this is a welcome improvement to the structure page and index editor.
> However there is one case that needs handling. If the creation of a
> unique index generates a duplicate key error, the user is not warned and
> the "Add index" panel remains there.
That was actually an unrelated bug, introduced with the sticky menu bar.
I fixed that git and rebased my remote "indexes" branch on master.
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