Can we* prettyplease do something about the KUrlNavigator?

Maciej Pilichowski bluedzins at
Thu Jun 18 14:51:16 BST 2009

On Thursday 18 June 2009 00:09:18 Thomas Lübking wrote:

> a.
> the default appearance does no way indicate that the user is able
> or supposed to change the path or anything here, as it resembles
> rather a label than an input. (iff, then because the user knows the
> concept from e.g. vista... and can detect it by the arrow delimited
> items)

I agree, already reported.

> b.
> if you click it for editing, it changes it's entire appearance to a
> default line edit

I don't see here a problem.

> and adds a toolbutton, 

Reported too.

> c.
> in the lineedit mode you get an
> - additional icon in front of the path (i.e. inside the lineedit)
> that in worst case looks exactly like the one on the pushbutton to
> select a default path


> - a toolbutton (in contrast to the pushbutton...) that shows an
> undo (to do what? undo the path change? *grrr*) icon to "go back"
> to the previous "breadcrumb" appearance

You mean the similarity (between icons) is a problem?

> the whole thing should always look like a lineedit, with changes on
> the content /only/


> * when hovering a text part,
> --------------
> ° the "link" get's underlined

Within lineedit? There are already too much horizontal lines. Editbox 
is self-explanatory (i.e. if you don't know how to use edit box, 
better don't touch it).


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