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Update README file and build instructions.

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1 parent 26befcb commit 82d65705a106cb1007fc6b4cd13dfe58c2c19505 @psankar committed Jan 2, 2011
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@@ -4,4 +4,4 @@ Autobahn.exe: $(SOURCES) Makefile
gmcs -debug $(SOURCES) -pkg:mono-curses -r:System.Data.dll -r:Mono.Data.SqliteClient.dll
run: Autobahn.exe
- mono --debug sqlite-commander.exe urlclassifier3.sqlite; stty sane
+ mono --debug sqlite-commander.exe <SQLITE FILE PATH>.sqlite; stty sane
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19 README
@@ -1,24 +1,30 @@
Sqlite-Commander
================
-Sqlite-Commander is a project that is aimed to display sqlite databases in Terminal using a ncurses interface. Mono.NCurses is used as the CUI framework. The name is inspired from Midnight-Commander written by Miguel De Icaza.
+Sqlite-Commander is a project that is aimed to display sqlite databases in Terminal using ncurses. Mono.NCurses is used as the CUI framework. The name is inspired from Midnight-Commander written by Miguel De Icaza.
All the source code is available to you in LGPL v2 only.
-Drop me a word if you like the software.
+Drop me a mail if you like the software.
Features
========
-+ Shows the list of tables in the left pane
++ Shows the list of tables in the left pane.
++ Allows you to navigate the list of tables using arrow keys.
+ Shows the first 30 records for the selected table in the right pane
+ Non-printable columns are shown with a ???
+ Maximum of 30 characters are displayed per column. Column data exceeding this length are shown with "..."
ToDo
====
-There are few things which will be good to have. But I don't see a pressing need for these features for my workflow. So I have not implemented these. But patches are more than welcome.
+There are few things which will be good to have. But I don't see a pressing need for these features in my workflow. So I have not implemented these. But patches are more than welcome. If you feel very interested about some of these items, send me a mail and I may do it :) Sending mails with patches for these features will be even more awesome.
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++ Add a scroll bar and show more than 30 columns. Should be moderate/easy to implement.
++ Add a dialog box to execute any random SQL statement. Should be fairly trivial to implement.
++ Create Events such that pressing Enter on the records list will pass the currently selected record to a custom script/command.
++ Copy selections of records to clipboard. Should be moderate/easy to implement.
Hacking Sqlite-Commander
@@ -27,4 +33,7 @@ Hacking Sqlite-Commander
2) Checkout MonoCurses package from Mono source code repositories: git clone https://github.com/mono/mono-curses.git
3) ./configure --prefix=/usr ; sudo make install
4) Checkout Sqlite-Commander sources from github: git clone https://github.com/curiosity/sqlite-commander.git
-5) make run
+5) Substitute "<SQLITE FILE PATH>" in the Makefile with your sqlite file path.
+6) make run
+
+You can also execute sqlite-commander manually and pass the database file path as a command line option.

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