KDE Frameworks 5.99.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sun Oct 9 21:09:19 BST 2022

09th October 2022. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.99.0.

KDE Frameworks are 83 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

Breeze Icons

  Add text/javascript symlink

Extra CMake Modules

  Correctly separate multiple interface compile definitions
  Also resurrect std::auto_ptr on MSVC when using Exiv2


  Use dtStart as the default for dtRecurrence


  Fix missing kcmutils_proxy_model export in static builds (bug 459123)
  Launch KCMs that are not part of systemsettings in kcmshell5 (bug 458975)


  Only warn about a file being inaccessible if we know which file it is
  Fix size and position restoration on multimonitor setups (bug 458963)
  Warn when accessing an inaccessible config file
  Fix minValue/maxValue for KConfigCompilerSignallingItem


  add KHamburgerMenu::insertIntoMenuBefore() method


  Make QtQuick trully optional


  Cache portal urls
  Add new bugReportUrl standard metadata property (bug 370195)
  Add support for static builds
  Fix moc configuration of K_PLUGIN_CLASS macro
  Use a non-deprecated notify signal for the KJob::percent property


  Don't assume we have X11 on Windows with Qt 6
  Remove obsolete KDBusConnectionPool from the Qt 6 build
  Fix static compilation on non-X11 systems


  KeySequenceItem: Restore the previous value when it fails
  Remove project() calls from subdirs
  KeySequenceItem: Allow detecting when the key sequence is cleared (bug 458799)
  KeySequenceItem: Use the helper's shortcut instead of duplicating them
  KeySequenceItem: Disable clear button when there's no key sequence (bug 458798)
  KeySequenceItem: Cancel sequence recording when pressing the button
  KeySequenceItem: Remove workaround, it was addressed upstream
  KeySequenceItem: Show a cancel button when recording (bug 458796)
  GridDelegate: show tooltip when `toolTip` is empty and title/caption is elided (bug 459052)
  AbstractKCM: make footer top padding optional
  [kquickaddons/configmodule] Make getters const


  Drop setgid in favor of disabling process tracability explicitly

KDE GUI Addons

  KeySequenceRecorder: Do not emit gotKeySequence when cancelling
  recorder: Allow setting the initial value of currentKeySequence
  recorder: Fix workaround in KDeclarative
  recorder: Do not keep two sequences at the same time (bug 458795)
  recorder: Never request inhibition twice for the same surface or seat (bug 458795)

KHolidays #

  Add Japanese substitute holiday in 2023


  Add useful info to warning
  Really support :usagetip cue (bug 459283)
  Warn if the domain is empty
  Mark codeLanguage as const
  KCatalog: make setting LANGUAGE env var more robust (bug 444614)


  KIconEngine: Use QFileInfo::completeBaseName
  KIconEngine: Return actual icon name of loaded icon (bug 432293)
  Add dedicated kiconloader_p.h header for KIconLoaderPrivate


  Add native wayland plugin
  xsyncbasedpoller ctor initialize m_sync_event


  pcx: Do not support sequential devices (bug 459541)
  Fix maximum number of channels (testcase added)
  LibRaw_QIODevice::seek() avoid seek on a sequential device
  LibRaw_QIODevice::seek() bounding checks
  Camera RAW images plugin (bug 454208: on my Debian with KF5.96 and the pulgin installed, I see the preview of all my RAW files (ARW included) in Dolphin)
  Enables opening of XCF files with Width and/or Height greater than 32K
  Replace C cast with reinterpret_cast
  avif: adjust for libavif breaking change in YUV<->RGB conversion
  Fix image allocation with Qt 6


  DesktopExecParser: Fix parsing of TerminalApplication when it contains args (bug 459408)
  KPropertiesDialog: Split single command entry box into separate exec and args (bug 455252)
  Allow hiding permissions tab
  Port http to workerbase
  Worker template: fix install location
  kcms/webshortcuts: hide from System Settings' main navigation


  Improve DefaultListItemBackground code
  MnemonicAttached: Make sure to return StyledText-compatible strings for richTextLabel
  CategorizedSettings: ensure space for long words and don't wrap in weird places (bug 458393)
  private/PrivateCardsGridView.qml: Anchor DelegateRycler to an existing item
  ActionsMenu: Properly cleanup the menu
  Restore going back/forward in ColumnView using back/forward mouse buttons (bug 436790)
  Improve settingscomponents/CategorizedSettings.qml code formatting
  do not evaluate strings directly, use string's length instead
  show the title background when the title is aligned to vertical center
  Use new CI templates for static builds
  Add RestoreMode to Binding objects
  Examples: use normal target installation arguments var
  Make link buttons look more like links (bug 459227)
  Remove unused indicateActiveFocus property
  Port pushpopclear example away from Kirigami.Label
  Don't violate min <= max assert in qBound in Qt 6
  FormLayout: Fix confusing argument name in method implementation
  imagecolors: make extracted colors follow WCAG contrast criterion (bug 457861)
  colorutils: add `luminance`
  colorutils: avoid negative L in LabColor
  colorutils: add `colorToXYZ`
  BannerImage: Delay recalculating title size until after anchors have settled
  Always reset m_futureImageData to null after deleteLater (bug 456047)
  OverlaySheet: Fix some mis-indentation and missing return in JavaScript
  fix scrolling calculation
  Use Qt Shader Tools for shadow shaders with Qt 6
  InlineMessage: Make the MouseArea work better with external MouseAreas
  InlineMessage: add hoveredLink property


  Remove obsolete classes from the Qt 6 build


  [kmoretools] Allow analyzing remote folders with Filelight
  Fix search fields resetting text when changing window size (bug 455345)
  Fix circular visibility condition for upload action
  Fix broken layout on dialog footer
  Drop unnecessary Qt6Core5Compat dependency
  Remove remnants of QTextCodec usage


  Add CMake option to build WITHOUT_X11

KPackage Framework

  Build test KPackage structure as static plugin
  Fix duplicate symbol in static builds (bug 459099)
  Ignore sddmtheme dependencies if we do not have the knsrc file installed (bug 415583)
  Remove unneeded known categories


  Unpack points in the fragment shader of a line chart (bug 449005)
  Adapt shaders to use Qt shader tools for Qt 6
  Adapt to QSGMaterialShader API changes in Qt 6
  Adapt to variant comparison changes in Qt 6


  QueryMatch: Make long docstrings for enum values more readable
  Deprecate QueryMatch::MatchType::InformationalMatch
  Runner templates: fix install location


  Macro replaced by factory function
  Small refactor to KateViewInternal::word{Prev,Next}
  Tests for basic cursor movement between words
  Remove shell-like completion handling on TAB
  Allow code completion using the tab key
  clipboardialog: add placerholder label when empty
  Unassign transpose character shortcut
  avoid magic to compute line (bug 450817)
  Enable indent-on-paste for indenttest
  Fix cstyle/indentpaste4 script
  Fix cstyle tests: elsething and fork
  Disable R indenter debug mode
  Don't change indent-on-paste default yet
  Add tests and fixes for R indent-on-paste
  Add tests and fixes for julia indent-on-paste
  Add tests for ruby indent-on-paste
  Add tests and fixes for python indent and indent-on-paste
  Fix python indent script trigger character detection with empty chars
  Disable cstyle.js debug mode
  Add tests and fixes for cstyle indent and indent-on-paste
  Enable 'indent text on paste' by default
  Normalize signatures in mainwindow.cpp
  Plugin template: fix install location


  PlasmaWindowManagement: Avoid unbounded recursion and delay in readData (bug 453124)
  client/plasmashell: fix applet popups displacing other windows (bug 459523)
  client/plasmashell: add fallback for applet popups (bug 459188)
  require PlasmaWaylandProtocols 1.9.0 and bump supported plasmashell version to 8
  ConnectionThread: connect by symbol rather than by name
  ConnectionThread: Move event dispatcing into a separate method
  ConnectionThread: Make sure we consume properly the threads
  Add support for wl_output version 4


  Port QtWinExtra uses for Qt 6
  Remove QWindow::isExposed() check in activateWindow() (bug 458983)


  use same config for position restoration as for position saving


  Export NetworkManager namespace
  Guard access to wirelessNetworkInterface in wirelessNetwork (bug 459500)
  Rename interfacesAdded slot in manager to dbusInterfacesAdded

Plasma Framework

  Don't violate the min <= max assert in qBound in Qt 6
  IconLabel: always enable `fillWidth`
  wallpaperinterface: allow wallpaper plugin to set custom accent color
  Add CMake option to build WITHOUT_X11
  Install a plugin for org.kde.plasma.plasmoid (bug 454062)
  PC3/IconLabel: Simplify Layout.fillWidth expression for label
  ExpandableListItem: make fewer assumptions about the action
  Clear PasswordField with Ctrl+Shift+U (bug 451550)
  Add fade in and out animations to PC3 ToolTip
  Reset devicePixelRatio after loading the cachedBackground of mask
  Always give FrameSvg's mask in logical pixels
  desktoptheme/breeze: update disk.svg (bug 445810)
  Remove shortcut to make corona immutable
  ExpandableListItem: add arrow key navigation support
  PC3/ProgressBar: Fix sizing bugs, reformat code, remove animation hacks (bug 456550)
  Port IconItem to use Qt Shader Tools for Qt 6
  Remove commented out dead slot
  Keep Tooltips the proper type (bug 446375)
  don't remove the shadow on ~Dialog (bug 437920)


  Increase quiet zone for qrcode (bug 458222)


  Fix QML warning, properly refer to the view
  Remove unneeded EXPORT_SHARE_VERSION usages


  ToolTip: Don't strip ampersands from HTML entities
  Grammar & typo in README.md
  Also check for controlRoot.size > 0 (bug 458486)
  Revert "also check for controlRoot.size > 0"
  also check for controlRoot.size > 0 (bug 458486)
  ToolTip: use Text.Wrap, not Text.WordWrap (bug 459331)
  ToolButton: Do not layout for the icon when it's not set (bug 459470)
  ProgressBar: Add TODO KF6, since we can't remove the workaround now
  Add fade in/out animations to ToolTips
  SpinBox: Flip left/right padding for styles with indicators on the sides
  SpinBox: Avoid explicit horizontalAlignment in TextField for better RTL
  SpinBox: Remove assignment which is never read
  SpinBox: Reset activeSubControls when neither of indicators are active (bug 459004)
  SpinBox: Let hover events propagate through TextField to the control (bug 459004)
  SpinBox: Reformat QML for better code style and clarity
  SpinBox: AlignLeft by default
  SpinBox: Use implicit size based on the max value
  SpinBox: move onTextEdited to contentItem, check acceptableInput
  SpinBox: update imports


  FstabStorageAccess: Trim output from (u)mount
  udisks2: Handle NotAuthorizedCanObtain and NotAuthorizedDismissed

Syntax Highlighting

  Bash,Zsh: add Dollar Prefix style for simple variable
  Zsh: disable spellcheck
  Zsh: fix Parameter Expansion style for )) in $((...)) and add missing parameter expansion flags
  Bash: fix Parameter Expansion style for )) in $((...))
  prefer Oklab to CIELAB for perceptual color difference in ansi256 mode
  PostgreSQL: Remove # as line comment
  Improve ASN.1 highlighting
  Ruby: add keywords used for refinements to the mixin methods list
  Python: add := operator, built-in functions and special methods
  Crystal Syntax Highlighting Definition: // operator, macros, keywords
  debianchangelog.xml: Set default filename
  bash.xml: The other (more correct) form of multiline comments

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