image viewers: a different approach

Nicolas Goutte nicolasg at
Thu Oct 27 12:11:40 BST 2005

On Wednesday 26 October 2005 15:06, Anders Lund wrote:
> On Wednesday 26 October 2005 16:22, Benjamin Meyer wrote:
> > > > What ever happened to the all in one basic viewer that can view
> > > > images, pdf's, etc?
> > >
> > > Just to clarify, do you mean konqueror?
> >
> > Yes and No.  If Konqueror can view the file why do we need KView?  What
> > is wrong with only having the kpart?  It is like we are pretending that
> > Konqueror is good enough, but secretly we all admit that it can't do the
> > job and make our own application to wrap around our kpart.
> You could try setting konqueror as the default app for image mimetypes, as
> an experiment to try it out. But for some unknown reason KDE does not come
> configured that way. But it's actually quite nice, konqueror is fast
> loading - much faster than kview - and can even support write operations to
> files using service menus.

As I have written before, if mimetypes are missing to khtmlimage there should 
be added there.

> -anders

Have a nice day!

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