Animated labels and progress bars in Oxygen considered harmful?

Hugo Pereira Da Costa hugo at
Tue Dec 1 23:34:11 GMT 2009

On 12/01/2009 04:29 PM, Dario Freddi wrote:
> On Wednesday 02 December 2009 00:10:19 Aurélien Gâteau wrote:
>> I would suggest removing label and possibly progress bar animations
>> because they are bound to cause problems with quite a few applications,
>> and it should be up to the developer to decide whether it makes sense to
>> animate the change of text in a label or the change of value in a
>> progress bar.
>> What do you think about this?
> In my opinion, since they're causing problems just with a short range of
> applications, I'd prefer an API-side method to disable them and leave them on
> by default, if feasible

its feasible if we agree on some QObject "dynamic property" name, that 
one application could set, (QObject::setProperty( ... )) and that the 
style would catch. Something like "_kde_no_animation_".
But I have no idea of a correct name (suggestions welcome), and it must 
be well documented.

>> Aurélien

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