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

Caulier Gilles caulier.gilles at kdemail.net
Sat Jun 17 21:06:16 BST 2006

Le Samedi 17 Juin 2006 21:58, Marcel Wiesweg a écrit :
> > 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.
> Marcel
> > 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

I'm agree with Marcel. This is an DirectX implementation. This is out of 
subject into digiKam actually. Perhaps in the future using OpenGL...


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