khtmlimage default for images instead of gwenview kpart?
sebas at kde.org
Mon Jul 7 23:51:38 BST 2008
On Wednesday 02 July 2008 23:03:10 Aurélien Gâteau wrote:
> More on this. I worked on it at lunch break today and I can see a few
> possible solutions. The first thing I am sure is that Gwenview KPart
> should not use a statusbar extension when outside Gwenview. It's just
> too troublesome to manage.
> Here are my options:
> 1. Get rid of the statusbar when GVPart is used outside of Gwenview.
> Provide normal-size, zoom-to-fit, zoom-in, zoom-out buttons in the toolbar.
> - Easy to implement
> - No way to zoom from Plasmoid (except if there's a context menu, I
> haven't tested)
> - Introduce more behavior differences between GVPart in Gwenview and
> GVPart in Konqueror, Akregator, Plasmoid...
> 2. Get rid of the statusbar everywhere, back to the same zoom buttons as
> in Gwenview 2.0
> - Easy to implement
> - Can help getting rid of the statusbar in Gwenview, which eats vertical
> space (needs to find a place for the "Thumbnails" button, though)
> - Zooming slider fans will yell
> - Adds quite a few buttons to the toolbar
> 3. Get rid of the statusbar everywhere. Provide autohiding, overlayed
> widgets to control zooming. Something like this:
> - Looks nifty
> - Gets rid of the statusbar in Gwenview, which eats vertical space
> - Provide zooming slider in all situations
> - Requires more invasive changes
> - Some users won't like having widgetry over their images
> I worked on #3 today and will probably keep this work in a separate
> branch, but I am leaning toward #1 for KDE 4.1, because I think the
> necessary changes for #3 are a bit more than bug fixing.
> What do you think about this?
I really like the overlay solution. Those could be enable only if you hover
over the image, so you can actually get to see what's behind it. I'd also like
this in gwenview-the-standalone-app ...
#1 sounds sensible as a quickfix for this bug.
Thanks for looking into it, and for coming up with yet another cool gwenview
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