Review Request 102149: Improve Calculate/Stop buttons when folder Size is being calculated

Kai Uwe Broulik kde at
Tue Dec 15 21:54:05 GMT 2015

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(Updated Dez. 15, 2015, 9:54 nachm.)


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Review request for kdelibs.

Repository: kdelibs


This patch improves the Calculate and Stop buttons in folder properties.
Instead of having two buttons that are enabled/disabled accordingly, we only have one that toggles (technically there are still two buttons but it looks as if there was one)

I removed that "Calculating..." label when there is already a size shown, instead the stop button says "Stop Calculating" and somehow serves as "indicator".
Also, I added a line-break after the "Calculating..." so the label doesn't change its size making the other elements moving around.

I don't know if the additional icons (view-refresh and process-cancel) add too much clutter to the visual interface since this features is not sooo important/frequently used(?) that the buttons need an icon.


  kio/kfile/kpropertiesdialog.cpp ba56f18 



Compiles and the buttons toggle (and react) fine.


Screenshot of the dialog while it is calculating


Kai Uwe Broulik

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