[Phpmyadmin-devel] New feature: Load/save Query-By-Example

Hugues Peccatte hugues.peccatte at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 19:00:46 CET 2014

2014-03-09 20:53 GMT+01:00 Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info>:

> Le 2014-03-09 11:52, Hugues Peccatte a écrit :
> >     How about adding a "Rename bookmark" button? Then, if I change the
> name
> >     and hit "Save bookmark", I get a copy (which is what I also expect
> from
> >     the UI).
> >
> >
> > Won't we have too much button here ?
> > If you think that the "Save button" shouldn't rename but save another
> > one, I could change the behavior.
> > But imagine that you just want to update a search without changing the
> > name (and without implementing the "Rename" button), then you should:
> > - load a search "MySearch"
> > - change the filters
> > - save the search with a new name "MyNewSearch"
> > - delete the old one "MySearch"
> > - load the new search "MyNewSearch"
> > - save the search with the old name "MySearch"
> > - delete the intermidiate search "MyNewSearch"
> >
> > Could I suggest to add a confirmation alert when trying to rename a
> search ?
> > "Do you really want to rename the bookmarked search <<MySearch>> as
> > <<MyNewSearch>>? To create a new one, please select <<New bookmark>>."
> > (Please correct if needed.)
> >
> > Another minor modifications could be to add a "as" between the select
> > input and the text input.
> > "Saved bookmarked search: <<New bookmark>> as <<SortByName>>"
> > "Saved bookmarked search: <<SortByName>> as <<SortByNameDesc>>"
> This will create a difficulty for translators, unless we implement a
> unique, bigger message containing as the parameters, the two controls.

You're right... I thought to this and I didn't know how to translate it in

> >
> > After your decision, I'll try to implement it. The choices:
> > - new button "Rename bookmark"
> > - new alert to warn the user (my favorite)
> > - add a minor text to be clearer
> Since we have the room for another button, my opinion is that we should
> implement it, instead of asking the user to experiment with the UI to
> find out how to do some operation.

So I'll add a button. So we'll have:
- Create bookmark
- Update bookmark (visible only when a bookmark is selected)
- Delete bookmark  (visible only when a bookmark is selected - currently
always displayed)

If we have an "inactive" display for buttons, instead of hidding them, I
could just use this display. Please tell me which one you prefer.
I used "Update" instead of "Rename" because the work to save both (the new
name and the new filters) is already done.

And when changing the selected item to "New bookmark", I'll reload the page
and empty all the fields.

Do you agree with all these changes? Is it closer than the behavior you

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