[PATCH] Using KIcon for icons with overlay

Gustavo Pichorim Boiko gustavo.boiko at kdemail.net
Wed Aug 29 13:00:16 BST 2007

A Thursday 23 August 2007 08:58:51, Gustavo Pichorim Boiko escreveu:
> A Wednesday 22 August 2007 14:25:59, Aaron J. Seigo escreveu:
> > 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?
> I've tried to do it in a not-much intrusive way.
> This patch adds a setEffect() method to KIconLoader. If you want a custom
> effect to be applied to a set of icons, just create a KIconLoader and set
> its effect, and use this loader when loading icons.
> Every time you change the effect, the cache of the iconloader is discarded,
> making sure the new effect is going to be applied to all requested icons.
> Please review it and make suggestions/critics to this approach.
> Thanks in advance

Should I understand this silence as an approval for my API suggestion? 

Gustavo Pichorim Boiko
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