KMarkdownWebView (kpart) in KDE Review
Friedrich W. H. Kossebau
kossebau at kde.org
Sun Sep 3 17:13:25 BST 2017
(seems my reply I started last week was somehow lost, pardon for late reply)
Am Dienstag, 22. August 2017, 11:31:00 CEST schrieb Elvis Angelaccio:
> On martedì 22 agosto 2017 00:18:19 CEST, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> > Hi,
> > KMarkdownWebView today entered KDE Review. This repo contains a kpart for
> > rendered display of Markdown files, using web technologies (webpage with
> > I consider it rather a hack and would favour something done natively in Qt
> > (e.g. like the Markdown Okular generator in https://phabricator.kde.org/
> > D7382). But for now it serves the use-case of providing a webpage-like
> > rendered display of markdown documents. Especially for the live preview
> > plugin for Kate & KDevelop currently worked on*.
> > * https://frinring.wordpress.com/2017/08/21/look-what-you-have-donewwdo
> > See also https://cgit.kde.org/kmarkdownwebview.git/about/
> > The separate library libKMarkdownWebView is done for sharing code with a
> > thumbnailer plugin, whose code yet is to be committed to this repo, as it
> > resists to work right now.
> > Initial build on CI looks good:
> > https://build.kde.org/job/Extragear%20kmarkdownwebview%20kf5-qt5%20SUSEQt5
> > .9/
> > https://build.kde.org/job/Extragear%20kmarkdownwebview%20kf5-qt5%20FreeBS
> > DQt5.7/
> > And people on #kde-devel & #kdevelop also reported successful builds and
> > usage.
> > Target would be extragear/$SOMETHING, with $SOMETHING possibly "utils".
> > Initial release planned right after leaving kdereview.
> > Question: is there any appstream metadata possible for plugins?
> Yes, have a look at kio-gdrive or kio-stash as example.
Took that as template, thanks for pointer.
> From a quick look, everything works fine.
> One minor issue I spotted: if I preview a markdown file in some archive,
> the ark preview window has a menu named "No text" instead of "Edit" (with
> the "Select All" action). This could be fixed by adding the
> <text>&Edit</text> element in kmarkdownwebviewpartui.rc (not sure if
> there is another fix).
Perhaps the Ark preview window does not load the std xmlgui config, so those
toplevel menu entry names are missing? I remember I have seen that also with
Fixed for now by the workaround you proposed, an explicit <text>&Edit</
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