[PATCH] KCapacityBar - Request

Andreas Hartmetz ahartmetz at gmail.com
Sat Jun 28 13:49:53 BST 2008

On Saturday 28 June 2008 10:09:51 Rafael Fernández López wrote:
> Hi,
> As you probably had read on the planet couple months ago, I started a
> capacity bar to be added to the properties dialog.
> This patch adds the bar exactly where the previous information of the
> used/free disk space was before, whether we have to move that information
> somewhere else is a different discussion.
> I also think that if we ever wanted to draw the level of free/used disk
> space on the places view, for devices, we could use also this class
> somehow.
> The patch can be found at:
> http://media.ereslibre.es/2008/06/kdelibs-capacitybar.diff
> Some screenshots:
> - Forced to 100% to show the look
> 	http://media.ereslibre.es/2008/04/kpropertiesdialog38.png
> 	http://media.ereslibre.es/2008/04/kpropertiesdialog39.png
> 	http://media.ereslibre.es/2008/04/kpropertiesdialog40.png
> 	http://media.ereslibre.es/2008/04/kpropertiesdialog41.png
> - Showing actual value
> 	http://media.ereslibre.es/2008/04/kpropertiesdialog43.png
> - Showing actual value (RTL)
> 	http://media.ereslibre.es/2008/04/kpropertiesdialog44.png
> Do you think I could commit this (after 4.1.0 tagging), so we have it for
> 4.2 ?
Hmmm, the vertical position of the label to the left of the bar looks somewhat 
akward on the screenshots. This likely has more to do with the dialog than 
with the widget but this is going to be the main user at first (right?) so it 
should be a good example of look and code to imitate.
I don't have a good idea which kind of rearrangement would look better - maybe 
align the label with the bar or with the text below the bar? Something else?
You know the rules for library inclusion, who is going to use it? IMHO this 
thing is obviously useful anyway...


I'm really excited now, and ready to hit that vast asphalt ribbon of 

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