KDE Search Widget
ben at meyerhome.net
Wed Jan 19 03:06:46 GMT 2005
On Wednesday 19 January 2005 2:56 am, Scott Wheeler wrote:
> On Wednesday 19 January 2005 3:51, Benjamin Meyer wrote:
> > Here is an idea for a search widget.
> As Matt mentioned, this already exists in CVS.
Matt mentioned the KListViewSearchLineWidget which is tied to a KListView and
not a generic widget. It doesn't have history, saving, or a default search
image. KListViewSearchLineWidget for example would use KSearch and add the
> > So for example KMail rather then having a whole Quick Search line would
> > just have this one widget in the toolbar.
> That was a decision made by the KMail team. (I made the same decision for
> JuK.) My original patch put it in the toolbar, but I agree with the
> current placement after trying both.
I am not trying to advocate placement one way or another (let the kdeusability
team debate that fun one). Sorry if I am coming off that way.
Many application have quick search, we should try to make them look and behave
similarly. Using a common base widget that provides the user with a common
look and feel is a good thing to do.
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