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Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.3.x for Effective MySQL Management by Marc Delisle

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Chapter 5. Changing Data and Structure

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

Changing data

In this section we cover the various ways of editing and deleting data.

Entering edit mode

When we browse a table or view the 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:

Entering 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'] ...

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