[Phpmyadmin-devel] RFE #637 Custom Field Handlers

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Thu Jun 26 16:12:29 CEST 2014

Chirayu Chiripal a écrit :
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 3:55 PM, Chirayu Chiripal <
> chirayu.chiripal at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 3:31 PM, Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> wrote:
>>> Le 2014-06-25 06:23, Chirayu Chiripal a écrit :
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Feature Request Link:
>>>> http://sourceforge.net/p/phpmyadmin/feature-requests/637/
>>>> I am bit confused that what does this RFE is all about. Here is my
>>> doubt:
>>>> 1] Does this feature requests says that if a field has a "prepend" input
>>>> transformation plugin with prepend text as "phpMyAdmin " then on insert
>>>> page if someone enters into this field "Bringing MySQL to the web" and
>>>> when a row is inserted then it should insert "phpMyAdmin Bringing MySQL
>>>> to the web" into the database.
>>>> OR it requires something else?
>>> Hi Chirayu,
>>> the example you mention is correct, but this feature request is much
>>> more than that. Look at the comment from Garvin in the RFE.
>>> In reality, we don't have to code a credit card validation, for example;
>>> we just have to provide the mechanism by which someone can code their
>>> own credit card validation and apply it to the input field.
>> In my proposal, I also gave an example of regex validation plugin i.e. if
>> some invalid data is inserted then that plugin can replace that invalid
>> data with some other value (which would be given in plugin options) and if
>> data is valid then it should go as it is. I am not sure about canceling the
>> insert with error message right now but it can be done like by setting
>> value for invalid data in plugin option as NULL for not null column which
>> would automatically fail the insert or in the plugin itself if validation
>> fails then it could throw a error and stop the execution of the script
>> itself or we can have a boolean & error variable in transformation plugin
>> which would be checked before insert/update and take actions likewise.
> I saw the Garvin's comment and if someone can elaborate this part:
> "Functions defined in those files could apply any
> Widget (like FCKEdit, HTMLArea or any custom-made PHP/HTML
> function) around/instead of the default htmlareas."
> Does it means that it can be used to change the default textarea currently
> used in insert/edit page to something else?


Marc Delisle (phpMyAdmin)

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