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Bug 94218 - Add Data Provider: For multiple tables/views could be confusing
Summary: Add Data Provider: For multiple tables/views could be confusing
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: obsolete
Classification: Unclassified
Component: visualweb (show other bugs)
Version: 5.x
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P3 blocker (vote)
Assignee: Gregory Murphy
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-02-03 01:30 UTC by bugbridge
Modified: 2007-12-07 16:41 UTC (History)
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Description bugbridge 2007-02-03 01:30:42 UTC
Original status: 1-Dispatched; Suggested Status: NEW

Original Target Release: mako_dev; Suggested Target Milestone : Dev

Original submitter: sakthivelg

Build 050921_2 on Xp and sparc

- from 'Bind to Data' on a table/textfield 
- Click on 'Add Data Provider...'
- Opens 'Add Data Provider' dialog asking user to select table
- Select a few table*s* in the above dialog, click 'Add'
- Redo this, you will see a bunch of dialogs, one for each of the table selected
(or duplicating rowset) 'Add New Data Provider with RowSet for <tablename> Table'

* Clicking Cancel, closes all the opened dialogs
* Choosing 'Create in SessionBean1' for the topmost/visible dialog, creates only
for this one and closes/cancels the rest

** Suggest HIE to eval this 
** Please do not remove the feature to be able to select multiple tables/views,
it gives a great flexibility
** 'Add New Data Provider with RowSet for <tablename> Table' - dialog title
doesn't seem best. Wizard could be an overkill for this two step process.
Suggest 'Add Data Provider - Choose/Create RowSet'. Might want to taken in
suggestion from Docs as well.
* A nit related to this issue: in the dialog asking users to 'Select a table
from the datasource', please change the text to 'Select table(s)/view(s)(or say
database objects, we would support stoired procedure in future) from the

I changed the subtype to usability and made it an RFE. The dialog works as
designed and should be evaluated by HIE after the Thresher release.