Label Alignment in KDE4

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Fri Jul 18 01:21:29 BST 2008

On Thursday 17 July 2008, Celeste Lyn Paul wrote:
> Flashing forward in the future to KDE 4, I'm noticing a lot of dialogs are
> not following this rule.  Is it because no one knew about the change? 

for new UI, this is probably the #1 reason.

> Is
> it because most of the applications were ported and so no one thought about
> adjusting the UIs?

perhaps not even so much "thought about" but "had time for". a lot of apps are 
just getting out of "fixing bugs and other problems related to the kde4 port" 

> 1) Are we still in agreement about the right aligned labels?

afaik, yes.

> 2) How hard is it going to be to fix all of incorrectly aligned labels?

it's not hard, it's just time consuming. would make for a great project, 
though =)

thanks for bringing this up... maybe we could organize a small coding squad to 
take on dialog layouts in a systematic fashion.

Aaron J. Seigo
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