KDirModel with Node for top level URL
strueg at mandriva.com
Sun Mar 9 15:18:05 GMT 2008
On Sunday 09 March 2008 11:41:58 Christian Loose wrote:
> Sebastian Trüg schrieb:
> > If I understand correctly I have the IMHO perfect solution for you: For
> > K3b I write the K3bMetaItemModel which wraps an arbitrary number of
> > models in one tree. I use it to have multiple root nodes like "home dir",
> > "/", or the mounted drives.
> > Have a look here:
> > http://websvn.kde.org/trunk/extragear/multimedia/k3b/src/k3bmetaitemmodel
> > and here:
> > http://websvn.kde.org/trunk/extragear/multimedia/k3b/src/k3bplacesmodel.h
> > I hope this helps. I also think that the MetaModel would fit well into
> > kdelibs.
> > Cheers,
> > Sebastian
> Lets see if I understand this:
> I would have a MyDirModel class derived from your K3bMetaItemModel
> similar to your K3bPlacesModel. Then I would add a single KDirModel with
> the addSubModel() method. The parameter "name" would be the name of the
> root node, right? So passing url.path() would give me the desired result.
> If this is correct, than you're right that it's the perfect solution for
> me. What do others say?
> > On Saturday 08 March 2008 15:55:26 Christian Loose wrote:
> >> Hello everybody,
> >> I'm trying to use KDirModel for the file view in Cervisia. It worked
> >> pretty well so far but there is one thing I need and I can't get it to
> >> work. I need a tree node for the top level URL like
> >> "/home/cloose/cvs-src/kde-head/kdepim/kmail" in the following
> >> screenshot:
> >> http://cervisia.kde.org/images/screenshots/HEAD/mainview.png.
> >> David suggested a few solutions on kfm-devel:
> >>> * a "show root node" mode in KDirModel itself, but I'm afraid of the
> >>> code complexity if it has to follow one of two logics... Sounds like
> >>> ugly mixed code in the end. * a proxy that "adds" the toplevel node.
> >>> Note that it still needs to do the usual proxy stuff (converting
> >>> indexes), on top of which it needs to present a model with one
> >>> additional node at the toplevel. Has to be done with
> >>> QAbstractProxyModel, but note that you need to implement many methods
> >>> from the base class, not just those that appear in the
> >>> QAbstractProxyModel docu. * I also thought of a filter proxy model that
> >>> would remove "all but the wanted root node" but this requires listing
> >>> the parent url of the one we wanted to list in the first place (can
> >>> lead to strange code in the application) and this would prevent having
> >>> "/" as the root node.
> >> We wonder now who else could have similar needs? What approach would you
> >> prefer?
> >> From Bug #153878 it seems that at least Dolphin could use a similar
> >> feature for its folder panel.
> >> Bye,
> >> Christian
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