[Digikam-devel] Experimental : image preview on main interface

Marcel Wiesweg marcel.wiesweg at gmx.de
Sat Jun 17 20:58:33 BST 2006

> I have test preview2.patch. I like it but I would prefer such a mode as
> part of the standard thumbnail album viewing. That way you could still  use
> the mouse wheel to roll though the album.
> I have seen in a preview if MS Vista that their photo app has a menu to
> select a preview size in an album view. This menu has also a  a small
> vertical slider to adjust the size  continuously. The GUI reacts
> immediately when adjusting this slider. The end-position  behaves like the
> F3-view of your patch.

I would assume this is based on hardware acceleration. At least, immediate, 
smooth GUI reaction would require this. A hardware accelerated desktop would 
of course open an impressive list of features, but we don't have such a thing 
for Linux widely available now.


> I dont think you can integrate a slider in a menu using Qt but you you can
> put one in a tool bar or a status bar. That would be a nice integration :-)
> Bye
>   Thorsten

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