kdepring what are the plans?

Goffioul Michael goffioul at imec.be
Mon Sep 11 09:49:14 BST 2006

> On Sunday 10 September 2006 00:32, Cristian Tibirna wrote:
> > It is part of my plan of reworking KPrinter (to be 
> published shortly) 
> > to get input from some willing panel of fellow developers 
> as of which 
> > approach would be better.
> For Qt4.2 we missed adding a feature that I'll push to get 
> into 4.3 instead; the ability to set a pagesize based on real 
> units instead of a list of predefined pagesizes. Which means 
> another method on QPrinter probably.
> It would be great if the we indeed inherit to make sure this 
> kind of things will just work without any effort in kdelibs.
> For the print dialog; I'd love to have an app-specific pane 
> for KOffice features. See for example the attached (qt4) UI 
> file. (a very rough mockup). Sorry for awful spacing, thats 
> buggy Qt behavior.

There's already the possibility to plug app-specific panes into the
main print dialog. See
for an example. Of course, the API should probably reworked, but the
feature already exists for a long time.


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