KGlobalSettings: EffectFadeMenu and EffectFadeTooltip obsolete?

Peter Penz peter.penz at
Tue Dec 16 11:13:45 GMT 2008

On Saturday, 13. December 2008 19:45:50 Peter Penz wrote:
> Hi,
> when turning on the global effects "EffectFadeMenu" and "EffectFadeTooltip"
> in KGlobalSettings::Private::propagateSettings()
> (kdelibs/kdeui/kernel/kglobalsettings.cpp) by:
>     b = cg.readEntry("EffectFadeMenu", false);
>     QApplication::setEffectEnabled( Qt::UI_FadeMenu, b);
>     ...
>     b = cg.readEntry("EffectFadeTooltip", false);
>     QApplication::setEffectEnabled( Qt::UI_FadeTooltip, b);
> there are some side effects for drag and drop in KDE (see
> for details - other applications
> are affected too, not only Dolphin).
> I've already submitted a bug report to Qt some time ago
> (
> tracker/index_html?method=entry&id=207192), but I was wondering whether
> those effects are obsolete in KDE 4 and hence should be ignored.
> It seems there is no GUI available anymore to turn on/off those settings,
> so only users who migrated the settings from KDE 3 seems to be affected.
> Would it be OK to submit a patch for KGlobalSettings to ignore those old
> settings? Or do I miss here something?

I'd commit the attached patch on Monday the 22nd of December if there are no 


> Thanks,
> Peter

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