plasma and new shadow mess

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Sun Jan 6 15:28:53 GMT 2013

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 12:22:47 Milian Wolff wrote:
> On Sunday 06 January 2013 01:44:18 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > On Monday, December 24, 2012 17:12:22 Weng Xuetian wrote:
> <snip>
> > they simply need to be fixed to have the window manager handle that
> > shadows. one way to do this easily is to use Plasma::Dialog. the OSD in
> > kmix (and elsewhere) really shouldn't be using its own QWidget based
> > thing at all. it ought to be a bit of QML in a Plasma::Dialog.
> Would that also work when running outside of Plasma then?

yes. it has no runtime dependencies on anything other than a supported window 
manager (one that provides shadow rendering for windows); if the wm doesn't 
provide that, then you just get a window without shadow, but the rest 
continues to work as expected.

Aaron J. Seigo
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