The future of KAction

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Fri Nov 11 09:53:33 GMT 2005

On Thursday 10 November 2005 23:38, Hamish Rodda wrote:
> * unplugAll() and isPlugged().  QAction currently does not expose which
> widgets the action is plugged into.  The only way around this that I can
> see would be using a QApplication event filter which watches for add and
> remove action events, and tracks them in KAction.  Deleting the QAction
> automatically removes it from all of the widgets it is plugged into, so the
> same effect could be achieved by deleting the action, and recreating it if
> needed.  Alternatively, the trolls may be persuaded to expose this list if
> we ask very nicely (I think it's reasonable enough).

or they could just add add something like unplugAll() and isPlugged() which 
wouldn't expose any internals. see attached patch against qt-copy for 
example. (haven't tested compilation, etc yet as my qt-copy is currently 

Aaron J. Seigo
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