Animated labels and progress bars in Oxygen considered harmful?

Hugo Pereira Da Costa hugo at
Wed Dec 2 21:08:38 GMT 2009

On 12/02/2009 01:23 PM, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> On 02.12.09 08:27:40, Hugo Pereira Da Costa wrote:
>> On 12/02/2009 03:41 AM, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
>>> On 02.12.09 11:09:42, Marco Martin wrote:
>>>> On Wednesday 02 December 2009, Aurélien Gâteau wrote:
>>>>> The "Animated progress bars" option is also probably problematic as I
>>>>> guess it is the cause of the strange behavior of the "Get Hot New Stuff"
>>>>> dialog (if you click "Install" on several items in a short while, the
>>>>> progress bar goes back and forth).
>>>> i see nothing wrong with that, it looks more natural to me
>> Hi Andreas,
>> Your concern is legitimate. The tab transition is the only one
>> susceptible of triggering large repaints of the screen. Which is why
>> it has a dedicated turn on/off option in oxygen config, which is, as
>> far as I know, off by default.
> I can assure you its on by default here. Because when I switched to
> oxygen a week or so ago, my konsole suddenly had animated tabs and I
> didn't use or configure oxygen on this machine ever since it was
> installed.
> I can also see where this is coming from: Even though the gui says "Tab
> Animations" its actually stored as StackWidgetAnimation and that one is
> on by default in oxygen.kcfg. So either you wanted to separate tab and
> stacked widgets (and I don't see why animations should be shown on
> either) or the naming is just bad :)
Checking. Might have done things wrong.
At least it was "my intention" to have it off by default.
Sorry if buggy.

> Andreas

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