Animated labels and progress bars in Oxygen considered harmful?

Dan Meltzer parallelgrapefruit at
Wed Dec 2 14:40:46 GMT 2009

On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 8:48 AM, Stefan Majewsky <majewsky at> wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 2. Dezember 2009 09:43:57 schrieb Aurélien Gâteau:
>> The widget is not changed behind
>> the developer back.
> I think the important point is not that this was changed behind the
> developer's back, but that some app developers relied on undocumented
> behavior. (After all, it was not documented that QLabel's text will update
> without any animation.)

Nor is it documented that setting text on a qlabel won't play a song
and show the qt dance....
> By the way, could a possible solution be that the animation is not played when
> the text is changed while the QLabel is not visible?
> Greetings
> Stefan

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