Krazy Check for Missing toolTips and whatsThis

Allen Winter winter at
Mon Oct 6 14:56:50 BST 2008

On Monday 06 October 2008 01:40:43 Parker Coates wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 10:56, Parker Coates <parker.coates at> wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 07:16, Anne-Marie Mahfouf wrote:
> >> "Since these widgets pull the tooltips and whatsthis text from the .kfcg"
> >> Is that so? I thought not, please check that info.
> >> As far as I know Tooltips and QWhatsThis are pulled from .ui files or directly
> >> from code but not from .kcfg files.
> >> Keep the check if I am true. Clarify if I am wrong.
> >
> > It seems we'll have to split the cheque. It seems (in my application,
> > at least) that the whatthis text IS pulled from the kcfg file, but the
> > tooltip IS NOT. I knew it worked for the whatsthis and assumed it
> > would work for the tooltips. If the whatthis text is set in both the
> > code and the kcfg file, the code overrides the kcfg.
> >
> > I have no idea what the intended behaviour is though. It seems a bit
> > silly to have to duplicate this information in both the code/UI and
> > the kcfg file. Do any of the KConfig guys have any input?
> The attached patch to KConfigDialogManager causes the tooltips to be
> pulled from the kfcg file just the as the whatsthis text already is.
> If the tooltip has already been set in the UI file or the C++ code, it
> will not replaced.
> Is anyone opposed to me committing this? It seems like this must have
> been the original intention.
Yes, please commit.

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