[Phpmyadmin-devel] Need some suggestions for a feature request

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Mon Mar 12 21:27:53 CET 2012

Le 2012-03-12 13:53, Chanaka Dharmarathna a écrit :
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 10:26 PM, Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> wrote:
>> Le 2012-03-12 05:55, Chanaka Dharmarathna a écrit :
>>> Hi All,
>>>   I'm interested on working the feature request [1]. As I understood, it
>> is
>>> requested to link each result, which shows after browsing (click brows)
>> any
>>> field in table structure, to relevant data row in that table. Please make
>>> me correct if I'm wrong.
>>> But if the browsing row is already a link, due to that field has a
>> relation
>>> with another table field, what should be the behavior of this feature. My
>>> suggestion is to without bothering the column already a link or not, add
>> a
>>> new link as 'show data row' after click on corresponding cells. If you
>> have
>>> any suggestions please inform me to make some improvements. As well it is
>>> very helpful for me if you can suggest some source files related to these
>>> feature.
>>> [1]
>> http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=2998185&group_id=23067&atid=377411
>>> Regards !
>> Hi,
>> first, are you aware that this feature request refers to the "browse
>> distinct value" action, not the browse action?
>> Click on a table, then Structure, then under More, click Browse distinct
>> values.
>> In the results panel, I could not find a situation where there are links.
>> --
>> Marc Delisle
>> http://infomarc.info
> Hi Marc,
>      I mean the same thing which you have described. I'll describe you what
> is the scenario I mentioned.
> * We have a Company which buys Car from several companies and sells to
> customers.
> * We have 5 tables in our database. company, car, customer, sales and
> source_of_supply.
> * Source of Supply table has n:m relationship (Company - Car)
> * Sales table has n:m relationship (Customer - Car)
> While browsing distinct values of car_id or company_id in structure of the
> source_of_supply table, each data appear as a link. If I click on it, a
> drop down appear with the possible values in a pop up, and the link for
> corresponding company or car can be appear in that pop up. Same thing for
> the sales table. Hope you can understand the described scenario and hoping
> any suggestions.
> Regards !

Hi Chanaka,
Your suggestion makes sense but it will be easier to decide when seeing
the implementation.

Marc Delisle

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