Animated labels and progress bars in Oxygen considered harmful?

Aurélien Gâteau agateau at
Tue Dec 1 23:40:33 GMT 2009

Hugo Pereira Da Costa a écrit :
> 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
> Dario,
> 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.

Problem is: you can't expect 3rd party KDE (or Qt) applications to set
this property.


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