KDE Frameworks 5.39.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Oct 14 09:57:02 BST 2017

14th October 2017. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.39.0.

KDE Frameworks are 70 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide variety of·
commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested·
libraries with friendly licensing terms. For an introduction see the·
Frameworks 5.0 release announcement.


  Only match real MIME types, not e.g. "raw CD image" (bug 364884)
  Remove pf.path() from container before the reference got screwed up by it.remove()
  Fix tags KIO-slave protocol description
  Consider markdown files to be Documents

Breeze Icons

  add overflow-menu icon (bug 385171)

Extra CMake Modules

  Fix python bindings compilation after 7af93dd23873d0b9cdbac192949e7e5114940aa6

Framework Integration

  Make KStandardGuiItem::discard match QDialogButtonBox::Discard


  Changed the default query limit to zero
  Added the option to enable model tester


  Make KCMultiDialog scrollable (bug 354227)


  Deprecate KStandardShortcut::SaveOptions


  Deprecate KStandardAction::PasteText and KPasteTextAction


  desktoptojson: Improve legacy service type detection heuristic (bug 384037)


  Relicense to LGPL2.1+
  Added openService() method to KRunProxy


  fix crash when more than one instances of ExtractorCollection are destructed


  Revert "KGlobalAccel: port to KKeyServer's new method symXModXToKeyQt, to fix numpad keys" (bug 384597)


  add a method to reset the custom palette
  use qApp->palette() when no custom one is set
  allocate the proper buffer size
  allow to set a custom palette instead of colorSets
  expose the colorset for the stylesheet


  Windows: Fix 'klauncher uses absolute compile time install path for finding kioslave.exe'


  kioexec: Watch the file when it has finished copying (bug 384500)
  KFileItemDelegate: Always reserve space for icons (bug 372207)


  don't instantiate Theme file in BasicTheme
  add a new Forward button
  less contrast to the sheet scrollbar background
  more reliable insert and remove from overflow menu
  better context icon rendering
  more careful to center the action button
  use iconsizes for action buttons
  pixel perfect icon sizes on desktop
  selected effect to fake handle icon
  fix color of handles
  better color for the main action button
  fix context menu for desktop style
  better "more" menu for the toolbar
  a proper menu for the intermediate pages context menu
  add a text field which should bring up a keypad
  don't crash when launched with non existent styles
  ColorSet concept in Theme
  simplify wheel management (bug 384704)
  new example app with desktop/mobile main qml files
  ensure currentIndex is valid
  Generate the appstream metadata of the gallery app
  Look for QtGraphicalEffects, so packagers don't forget it
  Don't include the control over the bottom decoration (bug 384913)
  lighter coloring whe listview has no activeFocus
  some support for RTL layouts
  Disable shortcuts when an action is disabled
  create the whole plugin structure in the build directory
  fix accessibility for the gallery main page
  If plasma isn't available, KF5Plasma isn't either. Should fix the CI error


  Require Kirigami 2.1 instead of 1.0 for KNewStuffQuick
  Properly create KPixmapSequence
  Don't complain the knsregistry file is not present before it's useful

KPackage Framework

  kpackage: bundle a copy of servicetypes/kpackage-generic.desktop
  kpackagetool: bundle a copy of servicetypes/kpackage-generic.desktop


  KPartsApp template: fix install location of kpart desktop file


  Ignore default mark in icon border for single selectable mark
  Use QActionGroup for input mode selection
  Fix missing spell check bar (bug 359682)
  Fix the fall-back "blackness" value for unicode > 255 characters (bug 385336)
  Fix trailing space visualization for RTL lines


  Only send OutputConfig sendApplied / sendFailed to the right resource
  Don't crash if a client (legally) uses deleted global contrast manager
  Support XDG v6


  KAcceleratorManager: set icon text on actions to remove CJK markers (bug 377859)
  KSqueezedTextLabel: Squeeze text when changing indent or margin
  Use edit-delete icon for destructive discard action (bug 385158)
  Fix Bug 306944 - Using the mousewheel to increment/decrement the dates (bug 306944)
  KMessageBox: Use question mark icon for question dialogs
  KSqueezedTextLabel: Respect indent, margin and frame width


  Fix KToolBar repaint loop (bug 377859)

Plasma Framework

  Fix org.kde.plasma.calendar with Qt 5.10
  [FrameSvgItem] Iterate child nodes properly
  [Containment Interface] Don't add containment actions to applet actions on desktop
  Add new component for the greyed out labels in Item Delegates
  Fix FrameSVGItem with the software renderer
  Don't animate IconItem in software mode
  [FrameSvg] Use new-style connect
  possibility to set an attached colorscope to not inherit
  Add extra visual indicator for Checkbox/Radio keyboard focus
  don't recreate a null pixmap
  Pass item to rootObject() since it's now a singleton (bug 384776)
  Don't list tab names twice
  don't accept active focus on tab
  register revision 1 for QQuickItem
  [Plasma Components 3] Fix RTL in some widgets
  Fix invalid id in viewitem
  update mail notification icon for better contrast (bug 365297)


New module:
QtQuickControls 2 style that uses QWidget's QStyle for painting
This makes it possible to achieve an higher deree of consistency between QWidget-based and QML-based apps.


  [solid/fstab] Add support for x-gvfs style options in fstab
  [solid/fstab] Swap vendor and product properties, allow i18n of description

Syntax Highlighting

  Fix invalid itemData references of 57 highlighting files
  Add support for custom search paths for application-specific syntax and theme definitions
  AppArmor: fix DBus rules
  Highlighting indexer: factor out checks for smaller while loop
  ContextChecker: support '!' context switchting and fallthroughContext
  Highlighting indexer: check existence of referenced context names
  Relicense qmake highlighting to MIT license
  Let qmake highlighting win over Prolog for .pro files (bug 383349)
  Support clojure's "@" macro with brackets
  Add syntax highlighting for AppArmor Profiles
  Highlighting indexer: Catch invalid a-Z/A-z ranges in regexps
  Fixing incorrectly capitalized ranges in regexps
  add missing reference files for tests, looks ok, I think
  Added Intel HEX file support for the Syntax highlighting database
  Disable spell checking for strings in Sieve scripts


  Fix memory leak

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