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Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.1 for Effective MySQL Management by Marc Delisle

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Editing field attributes

On the Structure subpage, we can make further changes to our table. For this example, we set $cfg['PropertiesIconic'] to'both', to see the icons along with their text explanation:

Editing field attributes

This panel does not allow every possible change to fields. It specifically allows:

  • Changing one field structure, using the Change link on a specific field
  • Removing a field, using Drop operation
  • Adding a field to an existing Primary key
  • Setting a non-unique Index or a Unique index on a field
  • Setting a Fulltext index (offered only if the field type allows it)

These are quick links that may be useful in some situations, but they do not replace the full ...

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