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Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.1 for Effective MySQL Management by Marc Delisle

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Manual data insertion

Now that we have a table, let's put some data in it manually. Before we do that, here are some useful references on data manipulation within this book:

  • Chapter 5 explains how to change data
  • Chapter 8 explains how to import data from existing files
  • Chapter 10 explains how to copy data from other tables
  • Chapter 11 explains the relational system (in our case, we will want to link to the author table)

For now, click on the Insert link, which will lead us to the data-entry (or edit) panel. This screen has room to enter information for two rows, that is, two books in our example. This is because the default value of $cfg['InsertRows'] is 2. In the lower part of the screen, the dialog Restart insertion with 2 rows can be used if ...

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