KDE Frameworks 5.81.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Apr 10 12:24:02 BST 2021

10th April 2021. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.81.0.

KDE Frameworks are 83 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide
variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well
tested libraries with friendly licensing terms. For an introduction see


  [SearchStore] Explicitly narrow timestamps for range query
  Add now mandatory args parameter to QProcess::startDetached()
  [MetadataMover] Update filename terms when moving/renaming file (bug 433116)


  Fix unity compile support

Breeze Icons

  Added branches with leaves to Kmymoney icon
  Add a few symlinks for "configure" and "help-donate" (bug 435150)
  Add KMyMoney Pie-Chart Icon
  Link svn-* icons to new vcs-* icons
  Add vcs-* icons for Kate
  Make lock icon filled status consistent (bug 244542)
  Remove 22 brightness icons in 16 size folder
  Fix location of brightness icons
  Add high-brightness and low-brightness icons

Extra CMake Modules

  ECMGenerateExportHeader: do sanity check for version argument values
  Fix warning about wayland-scanner code arg


  Activate activity manager asynchronously


  Un-overload HelperProxy::progressStep() signal


  Add loaded signal to KCModuleData to handle delayed loading


  Un-overload KLineEdit::returnPressed(const QString &) signal => returnKeyPressed
  Un-overload KCompletionBox::activated(const QString &) signal => textActivated
  Un-overload KComboBox::returnPressed(const QString &) signal, by deprecating returnPressed()


  Relicense file to LGPL-2.0-or-later
  kconfig_compiler: Explicitly open input file for reading
  kconfig_compiler: change how paramString() creates strings


  Introduce KHamburgermenu (bug 368421)


  Enable Unicode support in QRegularExpression where needed


  Document why we close FDs


  Make kded shut down cleanly during systemd session teardown

KDELibs 4 Support

  KComponentData: add a link to the KF5 porting notes


  Enable Unicode support in QRegularExpression where needed


  Only use unistd/getuid when available
  Don't let kglobalaccel run if KDE_SESSION_UID mismatches

KHolidays #

  Make it compile with unity cmake support
  Handle negative years in easter and pascha calculations (bug 434027)


  Revert "avoid race condition on loading the plugin"
  Revert "add private header to avoid extern in .cpp file"
  Don't register our engine per default
  More robust handling of missing global KDE themes
  Ensure qrc + QDir::searchPaths work for icons (bug 434451)
  More robust and complete setup of the scaled test environment
  Produce output with the request devicePixelRatio
  Properly render non-square icons
  Remove the assumption that SVG icons are squares in icon loading
  Retain non-square icon sizes in KIconEngine::actualSize()
  Revert icon size behavior changes
  Align handling of non-square icons with how Qt behaves


  FileCopyJob: fix regression when copying a data: URL
  Handle errors during xattr copy in a more robust way
  Port ktelnetservice away from kdeinitexec
  Handle .theme files correctly (bug 435176)
  Remove KCoreDirListerCache::validUrl, let the job emit error instead
  PreviewJob: Initialize cachesSize with 0, only pass size > 0 to shmget, improve createThumbnail (bug 430862)
  KNewFileMenu: use destination side to stat destination (bug 429541)
  MimeTypeFinderJob: don't put job on hold for local files
  FileCopyJob: port to the async AskUserActionInterface
  Fix crash in ApplicationLauncherJob(service) when service is null
  Don't try to get mimetypes on empty urls
  Fix appending file extensions in KFileWidget


  Add a humanMoment unit to Kirigami.Units
  Make the luma conversion of a color api accessible
  Auto fire SearchField's accepted, with optional extra delay (bug 435084)
  Make globaltoolbar colorset customizable
  Lower duration to change color for ActionButton
  Fix focus handling in OverlaySheet to be managed as one FocusScope (bug 431295)
  BasicListItem: partially silence binding loop
  [FormLayout] Use layout boundaries on twin layout hints (bug 434383)
  Make SwipeNavigator only allow the active page to be focused
  Consider Ubuntu Touch to be mobile
  [controls/Avatar]: Get rid of 'both point size and pixel size' set warning
  Remove link to deprecated ApplicationHeader
  the visible part should always at least be as tall as item (bug 433815)
  Fix potential crash in SizeGroup (bug 434079)
  turn contentItemParent into a FocusScope (bug 433991)


  Introduce KUiServerV2JobTracker


  qtquickengine: Do not forward intermediate states
  quickengine: Emit entryEvent signal with enum which is exposed to QML
  Create a NewStuff.Action component, add NewStuff.Settings global
  Less risk of infinite spinner on uninstalling KPackage based things (bug 434371)


  Relicense files to LGPL-2.0-or-later
  Don't close resident notifications when action is invoked
  Implement inline replies on Android
  Add an inline reply notification to the example
  Add KNotificationReplyAction for using inline-reply Notification API


  Add a new signal to replace the now deprecated completed(bool)


  Deprecate concept of delayed runners & related methods
  Deprecate methods to remove matches in RunnerContext


  Deprecate KPluginInfo::fromKPartsInstanceName, completely unused


  Don't warn about unsaved changes when closing if blank and unsaved (bug 391208)
  Use QPalette::highlight for the scrollbar minimap slider (bug 434690)
  Avoid gaps in indentation line drawing
  Don't use F9 & F10 as shortcuts
  Use Okular's QScroller settings
  Add basic touchscreen support
  [Vimode] Improve sentence text object
  [Vimode] Fix paragraph text object in visual mode
  Restrict horizontal range of cursor to avoid unintentionally wrapping (bug 423253)
  Turn on line numbers & modification markers
  Update remove-trailing-spaces modeline
  Add option to keep spaces to the left of cursor when saving (bug 433455)
  Remove unneeded options setting
  Search: Enable Unicode support in QRegularExpression
  [Vimode] Show search wrapepd hint for # and * motions
  [Vimode] Use ViewPrivate::showSearchWrappedHint() for consistency;
  Move showSearchWrappedHint() to KTextEditor::ViewPrivate
  [Vimode] Only display "Search wrapped" message for n/N motions
  Ensure we use unicode regex where needed
  Fix spellcheck word detection for non-ASCII (bug 433673)
  Fix auto-completion for non ASCII words (bug 433672)


  Deprecate the KFind::highlight(int, int, int) signal
  Deprecate the KFind::highlight(QString &, int, int) signal
  Enable Unicode support in QRegularExpression where needed

KWallet Framework

  Un-overload OrgKdeKWalletInterface::walletClosed(int) signal


  Bump required PlasmaWaylandProtocols
  Fix DTD check errors and a typo
  Add the activity management protocol client implementation


  Add MediaPause key to mapping (bug 403636)

Plasma Framework

  Deprecate AppletScript::description()
  [widgets/arrows] Fix viewBox size and naturalSize in SvgItems
  Add a humanMoment unit to the various Units
  Add PageIndicator
  [pluginloader] Add methods to list containments using KPluginMetaData
  Deprecate PluginLoader::listEngineInfoByCategory
  Mark Plasma Style as internal
  Add notes about classes that will hopefully be dropped in KF6
  [lineedit.svg] Remove empty space around borders and use 3px corner radius
  [PC3 TextField] set on placeholder text
  [PC3 TextField] mirrored -> control.mirrored
  [PC3] Refactor TextField
  Make compositing-off margins in the panel same size of compositing on
  widgets>lineedit.svg: remove double ring
  Change ContrastEffect check to AdaptiveTransparency in A.T. check (bug 434200)
  Revert recent theme changes (bug 434202)
  Port to singleton Units


  Respect highlighted property (bug 384989)
  Fix size of toolbuttons
  [DialogButtonBox] Improve implicit size behavior

Syntax Highlighting

  LaTeX: allow Math env within another Math env
  java: add assert and var keywords
  cmake.xml: Updates for CMake 3.20
  PHP: add preg_last_error_msg() function and classes that was previously a resource
  Js: numeric separator ; fix Octal ; add new classes
  Try to fix Qt 5.14 based compile
  Make it possible to compile with Qt 6
  Fix #5 and add Path style with alternate value (${xx:-/path/})
  Python: add match and case keywords (Python 3.10)
  Bump rust.xml to version 12
  Do not spellcheck in Rust code
  Markdown: add folding in sections
  Fix BracketMatching color in Breeze Dark theme
  Added more checking and number support
  Added proper escaping support with error handling
  Yet another DetectSpaces at MultiLineText
  Removed Variable context; not needed
  Added Error displaying for Placeables
  Included ##Comments
  Optimisations (DetectIdentifier, etc.)
  Fixed Attribute handling
  Added support for identifiers
  Multiline text is now working
  Added support for fluent language files
  Add `findloc` Fortran function


  exception.h: fix export header include to work in namespace-prefixed include

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David Faure, faure at kde.org, http://www.davidfaure.fr
Working on KDE Frameworks 5

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