Proposal for KControl

Charles Samuels charles at
Sun Jun 30 01:42:47 BST 2002

lørdag 29 juni 2002, 03:49 pm, skrev Aaron J. Seigo:
> > Well, Email has kmail (and ideally, all of KDE should use the kmail
> > settings [?].
> which would require kmail (and kdenetwork) ... perhaps kmail should use
> global kde settings, but the other way around doesn't make much sense.
> kmail's settings are a bit more involved than most other apps require.

True, I don't know what to say.  Maybe instead an email kpart interface in 

> > Spelling correction is an API that provides a window with a few buttons.
> > One of those buttons could be "Word Database" or "Configure" or
> > something.
> so to configure it the user has to run spell correction in an app that
> supports it?

Why would a user configure kspell if they don't run it ? :)

> > But you can right click on the part and configure it.
>right click menus are non-obvious, and what other part has configure in its 
> RMB?

> i'd rather see a place one can go to configure various parts so that they
> can be easily found but kept seperate from desktop/system configuration
> issues.

They have konsole to configure with if they want.  We have to consider that 
every item we put in KControl slows down the user further.  Why provide more 
than one location to configure apps?

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