KDE Frameworks 5.101.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Dec 10 09:16:36 GMT 2022

10th December 2022. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.101.0.

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


  Expose battery of a DeclarativeDevice via property
  Fix QML plugin when building project statically (bug 459340)

Breeze Icons

  Add SimpleScreenRecorder icon (bug 412490)
  application-x-executable: make symbolic icon follow color scheme
  Add touchscreen icons to devices and preferences (bug 461562)

Extra CMake Modules

  Fix ECMQmlModule for static plugins (bug 459340)
  Watch for language changes to load the new appropiate qm files

KDE Doxygen Tools

  Update CMakeLists.txt - The majority of frameworks use KF_VERSION to indicate current version


  Fix KCharset::codecForName deprecation version
  Deprecate QTextCodec public api


  Apply existing  QScreen::name() workaround for Windows to new code (bug 429943)
  Fix parser treating empty IntList default as a list of single zero element: [0]


  KHamburgerMenu: Reset when menu bar contents change
  [KRecentFilesAction] Fix broken recent files list (bug 461448)


  [KJobTrackerInterface] qRegisterMetatype KJob::Unit


  Deprecate unused parts of KWindowSystem import
  SimpleKCM: Account for flickable's margins when deciding to show separators
  Deprecate QIconItem
  Use const/let for JS variables as appropriate
  Sync header and footer separator code to SimpleKCM (bug 461435)


  Watch for icons directory changes from KDED (bug 455702)

KDELibs 4 Support

  Fix dependency name


  Fix localization files install path


  Include sys/prctl.h only on Linux


  FFmpegExtrator: Try stream metadata if no global metadata is available
  office2007extractor: Extract text document line count
  office2007extractor: Update docx to include more properties
  Add FictionBook2 extractor


  Fix key events for modifiers
  Fix dialog's text
  Set correct version for kglobalacceld

KDE GUI Addons

  KeySequenceRecorder: Stop tracking recordings when we stop recording (bug 462100)
  Make KColorUtils::mix account for alpha properly
  Don't build/install the geo: URI handler on Android


  kcountrysubdivisiontest fix "Missing reference in range-for"
  Set the LANG to an actual valid locale


  Port KIdleTime to ext_idle_notifier_v1


  Fix missing DCI-P3 color space set
  raw: LibRaw_QIODevice::read: fixed possible partial reading of an item
  PSD multichannel testcases
  Support to MCH with 4+ channels (treat as CMYK)
  avif: Check if encoder/decoder is available in capabilities()
  Fix condition for installing desktop files


  kproxydlg.ui the web page https://konqueror.org does not have a FAQ section
  Remove default Search items from Places panel
  Ignore finished() from the timeoutSpecialCommand (bug 459980)
  KCoreUrlNavigator: fix header include path, add backward-compat headers
  Deprecate SlaveBase in favour of WorkerBase
  Fix header install location for KFileFilter
  Wrap IdleSlave in visibility deprecation macros
  Introduce KFileFilter class to parse and store filters
  Deprecate ForwardingSlaveBase in favour of ForwardingWorkerBase
  Introduce a new ForwardingWorkerBase
  KUrlNavigatorPlacesSelector: Use protocol icon as fallback
  Deprecate KProtocolInfo::slaveHandlesNotify()
  KIO::createDefaultJobUiDelegate Add missing @since
  Deprecate TCPSlaveBase in favour of TCPWorkerBase
  KProtocolInfoTest: adapt check for zip protocol support to JSON metadata
  Deprecate left-over no-op method SimpleJob::storeSSLSessionFromJob(...)
  Deprecate ThumbCreator and its variants
  RenameDialog: all widgets should be parented to the dialog itself
  Add KProtocolManager::workerProtocol() to match new lingo
  Add Scheduler methods for workers on hold to match new lingo
  Add KProtocolInfo::maxWorkers()/maxWorkersPerHost() to match new lingo
  Emit deprecation warning for ioslave_defaults.h
  Rename http_slave_defaults.h to http_worker_defaults.h, following port


  InlineMessage: Fix corner case glitch when component is sized almost enough to fix the label
  Add ToolTip for action in PasswordField
  ImageColors: load source image asynchronously
  ImageColors: reset palette when source image is null
  ImageColors: use OpenMP to count pixels in parallel
  ImageColors: support url as source
  OverlaySheet: Fix gaps in footer
  CardsGridView: Do not set Infinity as an int value
  ApplicationHeader: Fix not loading
  Fix many memory leaks caused by `Qt.createComponent`
  UrlButton: improve accessible properties when text is different from url
  LinkButton: allow focus and add keyboard navigation
  More checks when not to diplay fabs
  PageRow: Introduce ability to automatically pop invisible pages
  icon: account window dpi when calculating actualSize
  Fix pushing pagerow to layers
  DefaultListItemBackground: remove unused leadingWidth property
  CardsGridView: remove unnecessary code
  ActionTextField: allow to focus on action icons
  ActionTextField: show native shortcut text in tooltip
  ActionTextField: fix StandardKey not working
  src/controls/About*.qml correct web page for KDE donations
  Adjust to qrc file changes from https://invent.kde.org/frameworks/extra-cmake-modules/-/merge_requests/303
  Card: By default, decorate the card background as pressed if checked
  AboutItem: Make "Report a Bug" button also be a link
  AboutItem: Add Donate link
  ActionButton: Fix broken attached properties due to import changes
  Revert "icon: `itemSize` should be `size`"
  Add alias Kirigami for units calls where missing
  ContextIcon: add missing namespace for Kirigami
  OverlayDrawer + ContextDrawerActionItem: add missing namespace for Units
  UrlButton: import Kirigami for the base class


  Also remove the custom target in BUILD_TESTING
  Make use of ecm_add_qml_module()


  Fix static compilation of KF5NewStuffWidgets module (bug 459125)
  Perform initialization in initialization list


  KNotification: Add hints property


  Add CLASSNAME in ecm_add_qml_module method call


  QueryMatch: Avoid unneeded QVariant conversion to string when setting data
  cppcheck: Do not shadow outer functions with local variables
  cppcheck: Make constructors explicit
  Fix crash when deleting RunnerManager while jobs are running (bug 448825)


  KApplicationTrader: New method setPreferredService


  Convert part metadata to JSON
  Kate:TextLine: switch to std::shared_ptr
  Fix setting default mark when ctrl is pressed
  Fix caret with inline notes
  Add "Character" the "Insert Tab" action name
  Fix condition for installing desktop file


  Fix double delete crash


  client: Add F_SEAL_SHRINK seal to shm pool backing file
  client: Expose concrete xdg-shell class implementations


  Extend KRecentFilesMenu


  Deprecate KWindowSystem::demandAttention
  Deprecate KWindowSystem::setIcons
  Move X11-specific KWindowSystem functions to new KX11Extras class
  xcb/kwindoweffects: Fix stripes when dpr is not an integer
  Deprecate KWindowSystem::setUserTime
  Deprecate KWindowSystem::setBlockingCompositing
  Deprecate KWindowSystem::icccmCompliantMappingState
  Deprecate KWindowSystem::lowerWindow
  Deprecate KWindowSystem::constrainViewportRelativePosition


  Better/corrected wording as suggested by Felix Ernst
  Added a doc note how to get a menu's action

Plasma Framework

  PC3: allow touch scrolling even when tablet mode is off (bug 461016)
  Import ManagedTextureNode from KDeclarative
  Expose minimum drawing size for FrameSvg and FrameSvgItem
  Fix the left element of dialogs background
  pc3: Simplify Button{Focus,Hover,Shadow}.qml
  pc3: Simplify Flat/RaisedButtonBackground
  extracomponents: Only create a button in PlaceholderMessage if needed
  pc3: Don't create an SVG in TextField just to check if a certain element exists
  Expose FrameSvg::hasElement on FrameSvgItem
  FrameSvg: Replace a bunch of check-and-fetch with fetch-and-validate
  extracomponents: Use attached property for ActionTextField tooltip
  FrameSvg: Store a few unchanging strings in updateSizes as static const
  FrameSvg: Use a single QString buffer when building names to look up in the SVG
  Rework Plasma theme mask corners and outlines (bug 417511)
  Support horizontal scroll in containmentactions
  appletquickitem 'ownLayout' local variable has same name as one of the class members
  IconItem: Fix icons after context loss events
  svgitem: do not upscale svg when using fractional scaling (bug 461682)
  Remove workaround for QTBUG-70481
  PC3: remove obsolete workaround in TextArea
  ToolTip: Do not show when empty
  declarative/core: Use two opacity nodes for fading in IconItem (bug 432999)
  availableScreenRect only for valid screens
  appletinterface: Expose the QAction::Priority enum values
  Handle tooltips with disabled (negative) timeout properly (bug 397336)


  Fix copy/pasted license header, this needs to be MIT


  Don't delete config when job finishes


  TextArea: allow touch scrolling even when tablet mode is off (bug 461016)
  Redraw KQuickStyleItem when DPR changes
  Switch: Improve background contrast when in unchecked state
  styleitem: Don't destroy and recreate the style on every instance creation
  Fix blurry controls in QQuickWidget
  DislogButtonBox: Fix url value comparison with non-strict ==
  ToolTip: Do not show tooltips without text
  BusyIndicator: Synchronize to implementation in PlasmaComponents3


  imobiledevice: Check error returned by idevice_new (bug 448329)
  UDisks2::DeviceBackend add udi in trace when failing to to get prop
  imobiledevice: Handle events in correct thread
  imobiledevice: Don't call udiPrefix() from constructor

Syntax Highlighting

  TOML: add number prefix, inf, nan and more datetime format ; fix multi-strings closing (bug 462178)
  Python: add pyi extension (python interface)
  Javascript: remove previousDibling keyword (probably a typo for previousSibling)
  Add GPS Exchange Format (GPX) type
  CSS family: add properties, functions and fr unit ; remove FPWD and old proposed properties
  install a index.katesyntax when QRC_SYNTAX is OFF
  Make the Rust language mode use the cstyle indenter
  C23: missing wN length modifiers with d and i in printf_like
  CMake: remove duplicate <list> and <context>
  CMake: optimize by adding DetectIdentifier and DetectSpaces (~20% faster)
  CMake: replace some <WordDetect> with <keyword>
  Add syntax definition for CSV and TSV
  JSON: small optimization on number regex
  Go: improved support for literal numbers, add unicode escape characters and new predefined type (bug 459291)
  Dynamic RegExpr has its own type (~2.2% faster)
  XML: replace a dynamic StringDetect with DetectIdentifier contextually equivalent
  XML: character < in an ENTITY is highlighted as an error

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