KDE Frameworks 5.79.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Feb 13 12:07:40 GMT 2021

13th February 2021. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.79.0.

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


  Port from QNetworkRequest::FollowRedirectsAttribute to QNetworkRequest::RedirectPolicyAttribute


  [SearchStore] Remove filesystem dependencies from includeFolder prop
  [FileIndexerConfig] Fix hidden check for explictly included directories
  [FilteredDirIterator] Request hidden files from QDirIterator

Breeze Icons

  new telegram-panel icons
  Use correct style for align-horizontal-left-out icons (bug 432273)
  Add new kickoff icons (bug 431883)
  Add rating-half, 100% opacity for rating-unrated, Text color for rating in dark theme
  Remove KeePassXC icons (bug 431593)
  Fix @3x icons (bug 431475)
  add neochat icon

Extra CMake Modules

  Only enable GNU_TAR_FOUND when --sort=name is available
  Remove fastlane metadata generation from a given APK
  KDEFrameworksCompilerSettings: define -DQT_NO_KEYWORDS and -DQT_NO_FOREACH by default
  [KDEGitCommitHooks] Create copy of scripts in source dir
  Support the new Appstream file extension as well
  fetch-translations: Resolve the URL before passing it to fetchpo.rb
  Consider Appstream donation URLs for creating F-Droid metadata
  Fix permissions for scripts (bug 431768)
  ECMQtDeclareLoggingCategory: create .categories files in build, not configure
  Add cmake function to configure git pre-commit hooks

Framework Integration

  Fix window decorations not being uninstallable (bug 414570)

KDE Doxygen Tools

  Make sure we don't use default doxygen font
  Improve QDoc rendering and fix a few bug in the dark theme
  Update maintainership information
  Brand new theme consistent with develop.kde.org/docs


  Unregister MemoryCalendar as an observer when deleting an incidence
  Use the recurrenceId to delete the right occurrence
  Also clear notebook associations when closing a MemoryCalendar


  Ensure single column mode


  Remove the usage of non-UTF-8 string literals


  Fix regression caused due to porting from operator+ to operator|


  Refactor window geometry save/restore code to be less fragile
  Fix restoring window size when closed while maximized (bug 430521)
  KConfig: preserve the milliseconds component of QDateTime


  Add KFuzzyMatcher for fuzzy filtering of strings
  KJob::infoMessage: document that the richtext argument will be removed, unused
  KJobUiDelegate::showErrorMessage: implement with qWarning()
  Deprecate X-KDE-PluginInfo-Depends related methods
  Drop X-KDE-PluginInfo-Depends keys


  Allow single column items
  KeySequenceItem: Assign empty string on clear instead of undefined (bug 432106)
  Disambiguate selected vs hovered states for GridDelegate (bug 406914)
  Use Single mode by default


  ffmpegextractor: Use av_find_default_stream_index to find video stream

KHolidays #

  Update Mauritius holidays for 2021
  Update Taiwanese holidays


  Don't set codec for textstream when building against Qt6


  Simplify portion of NCLX color profile code
  [imagedump] Add "list MIME type" (-m) option
  Fix crash with malformed files
  ani: Make sure riffSizeData is of the correct size before doing the quint32_le cast dance
  Add plugin for animated Windows cursors (ANI)


  Use Q_LOGGING_CATEGORY macro instead of explicit QLoggingCategory (bug 432406)
  Fix default codec being set to "US-ASCII" in KIO apps (bug 432406)
  CopyJob: fix crash with skip/retry (bug 431731)
  KCoreDirLister: un-overload canceled() and completed() signals
  KFilePreviewGenerator: modernise code base
  KCoreDirLister: un-overload clear() signal
  MultiGetJob: un-overload signals
  FileJob: un-overload close() signal
  SkipDialog: deprecate result(SkipDialog *_this, int _button) signal
  Fix lockup when renaming a file from properties dialog (bug 431902)
  Deprecate addServiceActionsTo and addPluginActionsTo
  [KFilePlacesView] Lower opacity for hidden items in "show all"
  Don't change directories when opening non listable urls
  Tweak KFileWidget::slotOk logic when in files+directory mode
  FileUndoManager: fix undo of copy empty directory
  FileUndoManager: don't overwrite files on undo
  FileUndoManager: deprecate undoAvailable() method
  ExecutableFileOpenDialog: make the text label more generic
  KProcessRunner: only emit processStarted() signal once
  Revert "kio_trash: fix the logic when no size limit is set"


  Use non symbolic icon for quit action
  Fix toolbar menu buttons depress correctly
  Use subsection instead of section
  [controls/BasicListItem]: Add reserveSpaceForSubtitle property
  make nav button implicit height explicit
  Fix BasicListItem vertical alignment
  [basiclistitem] Ensure icons are square
  [controls/ListItem]: Remove indented separator for leading items
  Re-add right list item separator margin when there's a leading item
  Don't manually call reverseTwinsChanged when destructing FormLayout (bug 428461)
  [org.kde.desktop/Units] Make durations match controls/Units
  [Units] Reduce veryLongDuration to 400ms
  [Units] Reduce shortDuration and longDuration by 50ms
  Don't consider Synthetized mouse events as Mouse (bug 431542)
  more aggressively use implicitHeight instead of preferredHeight
  Use atlas textures for icons
  controls/AbstractApplicationHeader: vertically center children
  [actiontextfield] Fix inline action margins and sizing
  correctly update header size (bug 429235)
  [controls/OverlaySheet]: Respect Layout.maximumWidth (bug 431089)
  [controls/PageRouter]: Expose set parametres when dumping currentRoutes
  [controls/PageRouter]: Expose top level parametres in 'params' property map
  move pagerouter related examples in a subfolder
  Possible to drag the window by non interactive areas
  AbstractApplicationWindow: Use wide window on desktop systems for all styles
  Don't hide list item separator on hover when background is transparent
  [controls/ListItemDragHandle] Fix wrong arrangement on no-scrolling case (bug 431214)
  [controls/applicationWindow]: Account for drawer widths when computing wideScreen


  Refactor the KNSQuick Page header and footer for Kirigami-ness
  Add number label to Ratings component for easier readability
  Reduce minimum size of QML GHNS dialog window
  Match lighter hovered appearance for KCM grid delegates
  Ensure the minimum width for the QML Dialog is screen-width or less
  Fix the BigPreview delegate's layout
  Revalidate cached entries before showing dialog
  Add support for kns:/ urls to the knewstuff-dialog tool (bug 430812)
  filecopyworker: Open files before reading/writing
  Reset entry to updateable when no payload is identified for updating (bug 430812)
  Fix occasional crash due to holding a pointer incorrectly
  Deprecate DownloadManager class
  Deprecate AcceptHtmlDownloads property
  Deprecate ChecksumPolicy and SignaturePolicy properties
  Deprecate Scope property
  Deprecate CustomName property


  Emit NewMenu when new context menu is set (bug 383202)
  Deprecate KPassivePopup
  Make sure all backends ref the notification before doing work
  Make the notification example app build and work on Android
  Move notification id handling into KNotification class
  Fix removing pending notification from queue (bug 423757)

KPackage Framework

  Document PackageStructure ownership when using PackageLoader


  Fix generating the full path to kgrantpty in the code for ! HAVE_OPENPTY


  Add a "first" method to ChartDataSource and use it in Legend (bug 432426)


  Check for selected action in case of informational match
  Fix empty result string for current activity
  Deprecate overloads for QueryMatch ids
  [DBus Runner] Test RemoteImage


  Deprecate KPluginInfo::dependencies()
  CMake: Specify add_custom_command() dependencies
  Explicitly deprecate overload for KToolInvocation::invokeTerminal
  Add method to get KServicePtr of default terminal application
  KService: add method to set workingDirectory


  [Vimode] Do not switch view when changing case (~ command) (bug 432056)
  Increase maximum indentation width to 200 (bug 432283)
  ensure we update the range mapping e.g. on invalidation of now empty ranges
  Only show bookmark chars error when in vimode (bug 424172)
  [vimode] Fix motion to matching item off-by-one
  Retain replacement text as long as the power search bar is not closed (bug 338111)
  KateBookMarks: modernise code base
  Don't ignore alpha channel when there is a mark
  Fix alpha channel being ignored when reading from config interface
  Prevent bracket match preview from overextending outside the view
  Prevent bracket match preview from sometimes lingering after switching to a different tab
  Make the bracket match preview more compact
  Do not show bracket match preview if it will cover the cursor
  Maximize width of bracket match preview
  Hide the bracket match preview when scrolling
  avoid duplicated highlighting ranges that kill ARGB rendering
  expose the global KSyntaxHighlighting::Repository read-only
  Correct indentation bug when line contains "for" or "else"
  Correct an indentation bug
  remove the special case tagLine, it did lead to random update faults in e.g. the
  fix rendering of word wrap makers + selection
  Fix indent for when pressing enter and the function param has a comma at the end
  paint the small gap in selection color, if previous line end is in selection
  avoid full line selection painting, more in line with other editors
  adapt indenter to changed hl files
  [Vimode] Port Command to QRegularExpression
  [Vimode] Port findPrevWordEnd and findSurroundingBrackets to QRegularExpression
  [Vimode] Port QRegExp::lastIndexIn to QRegularExpression and QString::lastIndexOf
  [Vimode] Port ModeBase::addToNumberUnderCursor to QRegularExpression
  [Vimode] Port simple uses of QRegExp::indexIn to QRegularExpression and QString::indexOf
  Use rgba(r,g,b,aF) to handle the alpha channel for html export
  Respect alpha colors while exporting html
  Introduce a helper method for getting the color name correctly
  Alpha colors support: Config layer
  avoid that line changed markers kill current line highlight
  paint current line highlighting over iconborder, too
  Enable alpha channel for editor colors
  Fix current line highlight has a tiny gap at the beginning for dyn. wrapped lines
  Dont do needles computation, just compare values directly
  Fix current line highlight has a tiny gap at the beginning
  [Vimode] Do not skip folded range when the motion lands inside
  Use a range-for loop over m_matchingItems instead of using QHash::keys()
  Port normalvimode to QRegularExpression
  properly export right dependencies
  expose the KSyntaxHighlighting theme
  add configChanged to KTextEditor::Editor, too, for global configuration changes
  allow to access & alter the current theme via config interface
  Remove const qualifier when passing LineRanges around
  Use .toString() since QStringView is lacking .toInt() in older Qt versions
  Declare toLineRange() constexpr inline whenever possible
  Reuse QStringView version from QStringRev, remove const qualifier
  Move TODO KF6 comment out of doxygen comment
  Cursor, Range: Add fromString(QStringView) overload
  Allow "Dynamic Word Wrap Align Indent" to be disabled (bug 430987)
  LineRange::toString(): Avoid '-' sign, as for negative numbers it's confusing
  Use KTextEditor::LineRange in notifyAboutRangeChange() mechanism
  Port tagLines(), checkValidity() and fixLookup() to LineRanges
  Add KTextEditor::LineRange
  Move KateTextBuffer::rangesForLine() impl to KateTextBlock and avoid unnecessary container constructions
  [Vimode]Fix search inside fold ranges (bug 376934)
  [Vimode] Fix Macro Completion Replay (bug 334032)


  Make use of AUTORCC


  Add fractional opacity convenience helpers
  xcb: Work with the active screen as reported by QX11Info::appScreen()


  Add KXMLGUIFactory::shortcutsSaved signal
  Use the correct kde get involved url (bug 430796)

Plasma Framework

  [plasmoidheading] Use intended color for footers
  [plasmacomponents3/spinbox] Fix selected text color
  widgets>lineedit.svg: fix pixel misalignment woes (bug 432422)
  Fix inconsistent left and right padding in PlasmoidHeading
  Update breeze-dark/breeze-light colors
  Revert "[SpinBox] Fix logic error in scroll directionality"
  [calendar] fix missing import names
  [ExpandableListItem] Make expanded actions list view respect font
  DaysCalendar: port to PC3/QQC2 where possible
  Remove hover animation from flat buttons, calendar, listitems, buttons
  Dump plasmoid errors into console
  Solve cyclic dependency of Units.qml
  [PlasmaComponents MenuItem] Create dummy action when action gets destroyed
  don't make pixmaps bigger than needed
  Add JetBrains IDEs project files to ignored
  Fix Connections warnings
  Add RESET to globalShortcut property (bug 431006)


  [nextcloud] Rework configuration UI
  Evaluate initial configuration
  Clip ListViews in kdeconnect and bluetooth config
  [plugins/nextcloud] Use Nextcloud icon


  [combobox] Fix touchpad scroll speed (bug 400258)
  Support QQuickWidget (bug 428737)
  Allow drag window from empty areas


  [Fstab] Ignore docker overlay mounts (bug 422385)


  Don't do multiple lookups when one is enough

Syntax Highlighting

  add missing increment of version of context.xml
  Support official file endings, see https://mailman.ntg.nl/pipermail/ntg-context/2020/096906.html
  update reference results
  less vibrant operator color for breeze themes
  fix syntax for new hugo
  Improve readability of Solarized dark theme
  merge operator highlighting => update references
  add const overloads for some accessors
  Bash, Zsh: fix cmd;; in a case (bug 430668)
  Atom Light, Breeze Dark/Light: new color for Operator ; Breeze Light: new color for ControlFlow
  email.xml: Detect nested comments and escaped characters (bug 425345)
  Update atom light to use alpha colors
  remap some Symbol and Operator styles to dsOperator
  Bash: fix } in ${!xy*} and more Parameter Expansion Operator (# in ${#xy} ; !,*,@,[*],[@] in ${!xy*}) (bug 430668)
  Update theme revisions
  Update kconfig highlighter to Linux 5.9
  Use rgba(r,g,b,aF) to handle the alpha channel for Qt/Browsers correctly
  Dont use rgba when in themeForPalette
  Make sure rgba is respected in html and Format
  Fixes for atom-one-dark
  Some more updates for Atom One Dark
  Dont check for rgba when checking for a best match
  Allow using the alpha channel in theme colors
  Update monokai colors and fix incorrect blue
  C++: fix us suffix
  Bash: fix #5: $ at the end of a double quoted string
  VHDL: fix function, procedure, type range/units and other improvements
  Update breeze-dark.theme
  Raku: #7: fix symbols that starts with Q
  quickfix missing contrast for Extension
  Add Oblivion color scheme from GtkSourceView/Pluma/gEdit

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