StatusBar in KMainWindow

Simon Hausmann hausmann at
Thu Mar 13 17:47:19 GMT 2003

On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 12:03:21PM -0500, Benjamin Meyer wrote:
> On Thursday 13 March 2003 11:28 am, Simon Hausmann wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 10:00:52AM -0500, Benjamin Meyer wrote:
> > > Attached is the new diff which has the new function that is used to
> > > create the Action.
> >
> > I like that approach, for its consistency with the toolbar handling.
> >
> > Three minor things though:
> >
> > 1) The set method should take a bool and it should also handle the
> >    case where it's called with false IMHO. Hmm, not terribly easy
> >    though, maybe this should be done simliar to the toolbar
> >    handling, except for using an actionlist instead of a whole
> >    guiclient component.
> Can I simply call delete on the KAction?  Will everything be ok?

Nope, that would make the xmlgui engine end up with a dangling
pointer and leave the action plugged in the GUI.

> > 3) The documentation (apart from that it talks about a menu)
> >    mentions the requirement to connect to a signal of the action.
> >    Looking at the patch it seems this is done automatically already
> >    (apart from that there is no way for the developer to retrieve
> >    a reference to the action because there is no accessor) .
> That last paragraph is for those apps/classes who *don't* use the function, 
> but handle the KAction themselves.  In that case they needs to make the 
> connection.  Is there a better way I could word it to make that more clear?

Ah, sorry, misunderstood :)
(thanks also Joseph for hinting)


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