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Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.1 for Effective MySQL Management by Marc Delisle

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Chapter 5. Changing Data

Data is not static, it changes often. This chapter focuses on editing and deleting data and its supporting structures—tables and databases.

Edit mode

When we browse a table or view results from a search on any single-table query, small icons appear on the left or right of each table row as shown in the following screenshot:

Edit mode

The row can be edited with the pencil-shaped icon and deleted with the X-shaped icon. The exact form and location of these controls are governed by:

$cfg['PropertiesIconic'] = TRUE;
$cfg['ModifyDeleteAtLeft'] = TRUE;
$cfg['ModifyDeleteAtRight'] = FALSE;

We can decide whether to display them on the left ...

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