blend function urgently needed in kdelibs
mw_triad at users.sourceforge.net
Mon May 21 21:11:39 BST 2007
Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> On 21.05.07 14:31:45, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
>> kdelibs desperately needs a color blending function. I am volunteering (yet
>> again) to provide one that looks like this:
>> KColor blend(const KColor& c1, const KColor& c2,
>> double k = 0.5, double r = 0.5, SPEC cs = CS_RGB,
>> int flags = BLEND_NORMAL, int cmask = 0x0000FFFF);
>> Can someone PLEASE suggest where I can put such a thing? (Due to lack of prior
>> response, if I don't hear back by next Monday I'm going to /pick/ somewhere and
>> people can bitch about it.)
Well, at least I got a reply this time :-). (Thanks all!)
> I also think kdefx would be more apropriate than kdeui/colors, the
> latter one is mainly for color-related widgets, while the former has
> kstyle and co, and I guess KStyle would need such a thing (or am I wrong
No, kdeui/colors is definitely wrong, but kdefx seems a little heavy for
how basic I think of blend() being, which is why I'm eying kdeui/kernel.
What do others think?
(Clearly I did see the other posts, but not before I had posted my own
reply to myself :-).)
In fact KStyle itself I'm not sure needs it, but KStyles probably do
(Ion - if/when I ever finish it - does, and actually needs also
HSV-based darken() and lighten() which is one reason for the complicated
> And I would've talked to you about blend() anyway before putting
> anything in KDevelop ;)
Thanks for that, Andreas :-).
When in doubt, duct tape!
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