image viewers: a different approach

Richard Moore richmoore44 at
Thu Oct 27 22:41:51 BST 2005

On 10/27/05, Lubos Lunak <l.lunak at> wrote:
>  And we shouldn't hurry that much with dropping the app before checking this
> really would be the best solution. Gwenview in browse mode indeed looks a lot
> like Konqueror with gvdirpart, view mode looks a lot like Konqueror with
> gvimagepart, and a lot of code in app/ more or less duplicates what Konqueror
> can do as well, but there are issues. Technical issues would be things like
> fullscreen mode - a KPart can't make Konqueror (or any hosting app for that
> matter) switch to fullscreen mode and it probably shouldn't; on the other
> hand Konqueror's fullscreen mode is just making the window fullscreen and
> removing the menubar, which is far from Gwenview's fullscreen mode.

I implemented an action for qtvision that would hide all menus,
toolbars etc. (and let apps register additional widgets to be hidden).
This combined with the full screen action could easily be made into a
mechanism to allow an embedded kpart to switch the containing app to
full screen.


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