[PATCH] Previews in KDirOperator
peter.penz at gmx.at
Fri Feb 15 20:43:48 GMT 2008
On Friday, 15. February 2008 21:10:07 David Faure wrote:
> On Friday 15 February 2008, Peter Penz wrote:
> > I did the porting of KDirOperator from KDE 3 to KDE 4, but I don't see
> > myself as maintainer of this class -> it would be great if somebody else
> > could have a look on this changes too.
> Well nobody else is maintaining it (the author has been inactive for a long
> time), so your opinion counts more than anyone else's :-)
Well, I did not port the preview-capability from KDE3 because of limited time,
so I think we should bring it back to our users... :-)
> The only thing I'm wondering is: shouldn't "previews enabled" be a setting
> of the icon/detail views, like in dolphin, instead of being a third view
The icons/details-view inside the file-dialog use an icon size of 16x16
pixels, where a "enable preview" does not make much sense until we provide
also zoom in/zoom out actions.
Instead of using zoom in/zoom out actions maybe an idea might be to
automatically increase the item size as soon as the preview is enabled -> we
would still have 2 view modes (icons/details) and only one preview-toggle
@Jon: what do you think about not adding a third view mode but a
preview-toggle like in Dolphin + automatical resizing of the item size?
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