Settings Human Interface Guidelines first draft online

Thomas Pfeiffer colomar at
Tue Jan 3 20:23:20 UTC 2012

On Sunday 01 January 2012 21:04:53 Martin Gräßlin wrote:

> ok, so it's the second one. Could you make that a little bit more clear by
> not calling the section "Instant Apply" but maybe "Apply without restart"
> or something in that direction?
Well actually it's supposed to be both: Apply instantly on change of any value 
without users having to click "okay" or "apply" _and_ without the need to 
restart the application.
Would that be feasible?

> > Could it be made possible to inform applications of config changes e.g.
> > via DBUS or something?
> Yes that is possible. KWin uses that to apply settings changed in KCMs. The
> KCM emits a signal and KWin listens for it.

Nice, so that shouldn't be a problem, right? ;)

> Cheers
> Martin


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