GUI framework in kde4

Hamish Rodda rodda at
Sat Jul 8 13:21:55 BST 2006

On Thursday 06 July 2006 18:45, Thomas Zander wrote:
> On Thursday 6 July 2006 17:54, Hamish Rodda wrote:
> > We could also detect which actions are unconnected and hide them... but
> > isn't this more of an application bug?  To me it doesn't really make
> > too much sense.
> Hmm, with that answer I think that means that you may not know a usecase
> thats pretty common now;
> a user tweaks the GUI by altering the kword.rc file and by just installing
> that replacement file he gets a new UI.
> No recompile needed.
> This is very usefull for usecases where KWord is made to look like
> MSWindows with altered menus and toolbars.  Or any other application.
> Friends just send the kword.rc file to each other.
> The application of that usecase to the new workflow meant that the user
> will start up designer and tweak the UI from there. Making mistakes
> produces no warning whatsoever and shows the new (but useless) menu item.
> Hence my request.
> I am starting to worry if this framework is not too focussing on one and
> only one workflow blocking out cool things that we can do right now with
> a pretty versatile framework.  Happy to be proved wrong, though ;)

As I mentioned online, this is considered, it's just that email is a difficult 
communication medium for this stuff.  Wait for the code, won't be too long...

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