Using KIcon for icons with overlay

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Wed Aug 22 18:25:59 BST 2007

On Wednesday 22 August 2007, Gustavo Pichorim Boiko wrote:
> Is there a way to apply a custom effect to an icon (in this case applying a
> color) before it gets the overlays drawn?

so you want the overlay to not have the same effect as the overlay, correct? 
so the overlay would be done using the regular presentation while the icon 
might be greyed out, colourized, etc ... essentially anything in KIconEffect?

> If not, would it be possible to change KIcon to support this before 4.0?

probably. do you have any specific API suggestions?

Aaron J. Seigo
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