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Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.1 for Effective MySQL Management by Marc Delisle

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Column-commenting

Prior to MySQL 4.1, the MySQL structure itself did not support the addition of comments to a column. Nevertheless, thanks to phpMyAdmin's metadata—we could comment on columns. However, since MySQL 4.1, native column commenting has been supported. The good news is that for any MySQL version, column commenting in phpMyAdmin is always accessed via the Structure page by editing the structure of each field. In the following example, we need to comment three columns. Hence, we choose them and click the pencil icon near the With selected choice.

Column-commenting

To obtain the next panel, as seen here, we are working in vertical mode by setting $cfg['DefaultPropDisplay'] ...

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