KDE Frameworks 5.103.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sun Feb 12 12:23:49 GMT 2023

12th February 2023. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.103.0.

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


  Fix automoc issues on generated DBus source files
  Don't skip automoc for DBus interfaces

Extra CMake Modules

  ECMAddQtDesignerPlugin: use correct plugin IID
  ECMAddQch: support doc linking also against Qt6 docs
  KDEPackageAppTemplates: add "_kapptemplate" postfix to target names
  Fix compatibility with newer Gradle provided with Qt 5.15.8


  Limit size of file to be added by what the tar header supports


  Add Q_PROPERTY for IncidenceBase::url as well
  Avoid calling twice update() in setAttendees()
  Unbreak static build consumers


  KCModuleQml: Specify URL for root component's QML context
  Set systemsettings as alias when generating desktop files


  Remove winsami2 from codecs list
  Replace jis7 with ISO-2022-JP in offered codecs
  Fix name for CP 949 in KCharsets::encodingsByScript (bug 463848)


  kconf_update: use standard exit status code
  kconf_update: use CMAKE_INSTALL_FULL_LIBDIR (bug 465125)
  KCoreConfigSkeleton::ItemEnum::Choice2: add deprecation warning markup
  KCoreConfigSkeleton::ItemEnum::choices2(): add deprecation markup
  Android: Fix a bug where new file wouldn't be created


  [kcodecaction] Deprecate QTextCodec and mib-based API (bug 463421)
  [kcodecaction] Add name-based trigger signal
  kcommandbar: Fix positioning when no mainwindow parent
  kcommandbar: Fix no central widget crashes app (bug 463251)


  don't needlessly copy urls while iterating
  KSandbox: Warn when running without flatpak-spawn privileges


  Remove unused QtGraphicalEffects import
  Fix anchors error in AbstractKCM & SimpleKCM types
  QML/JS: Prefer const over let, and use strict === equality


  Only recreate icons if an icon dir changed (bug 463353)

KDELibs 4 Support

  Fix transparent borders on the right and bottom sides of Italy flag


  Also add external extractors to vector of all plugins (bug 463598)
  Fix loading of external extractors and writers (bug 463598)


  Send X11 startup id when invoking service actions

KDE GUI Addons

  waylandinhibition singleton pattern for ShortcutsInhibitManager
  waylandclipboard: roundtrip to get accurate focus state (bug 463199)
  KColorSchemeWatcherMac: do not use new NSAppearance API on older macOS versions (bug 463752)


  psd: conversion speed improvements (kf5)
  Fix writing TGA alpha depth flag
  HDR support removed from RAW plugin
  heif: reject invalid files with zero size


  kdeinit: Use close_range for cleanup_fds if available


  CommandLauncher: Emit error when command was not found
  Add KUrlNavigator::supportedSchemes, to replace customProtocols
  Add missing copyFromFile entries to http.json for webdav and webdavs (bug 464450)
  Mark WorkerBase::needSubUrlData as deprecated
  [commandlauncherjob] Deprecate setIcon
  job_error: add missing space between sentences for one string (bug 464631)
  Correct setDesktopName() docs regarding optionality of .desktop suffix
  Drop outdated docs for mailto kioslave
  Add deprecation warnings for KDirOperator::setView(KFile::FileView)
  Deprecate unused Scheduler::connect/disconnects methods
  Deprecate Slave::isConnected/setConnected
  Restore old behavior for KFileFilterCombo::setFilter (bug 463309)
  KCoreDirListerCache: Remove unnecessary assert
  KFilePlacesView: Set transientParent on context menu (bug 453532)
  KURISearchFilterEngine: Use DuckDuckGo as a default shortcut
  widgets/renamefiledialog: remove bulk rename number limit


  PageHeader: Fix title's leading padding in RTL environment
  PageHeader: Factor out common sub-expressions
  PageHeader: Break down long and complex expression into multiple lines
  Take into account the extra spacing nav buttons have
  Take into account more button after is visible (bug 464988)
  private/PrivateActionToolButton: Remove unused icon component
  Fix escape key closing non-modal OverlayDrawers
  Take into account side margins (bug 465052)
  Disable HoverHandler (bug 464829)
  BasicListItem: Patch tooltip tests for Qt5
  BasicListItem: Add test for tooltip feature
  tests: Sort tests alphabetically in CMake
  Add hover-tooltip to the labels of BasicListItem
  Remove examples for components which are going to be removed in KF6
  ForwardButton: Remove unused initial properties
  SwipeNavigator: Hotfix failure to load the component
  OverlayDrawer: Remove unused object id
  Fix the only compile-time warning left in KF5
  OverlaySheet: Switch from int to real as appropriate
  Fix last instances of imports without aliases
  Explicitly specify arguments in signal handlers (x2)
  Explicitly specify arguments in signal handlers
  Fix some code style/formatting
  Avatar: Add tests for action triggering
  Avatar: Fix triggering main action
  ColumnView: Explicitly support RTL in leading separator
  ColumnView: Use Kirigami.Theme.Window colorSet for separators
  ColumnView: Remove obsolete code
  ColumnView: Use RTL-friendly name for internal method
  ColumnView: Make consistent calls to shared instance
  Optimize connections on parent change, and make sure to unbind if target set to null
  WheelHandler: Fix scrolling over ScrollBars on ScrollablePage (bug 438526)
  ScrollablePage: Enhance code style
  ScrollablePage: Drop extra rounding code
  a11y: Ignore action buttons for invisible actions
  Page: Split default page title delegate into separate component
  Page: Fix title delegate elision glitch
  ActionToolButton: Replace hack with Accessible role
  ShadowedTexture: Fix crash in cases where QSGTextureProvider::textureChanged.
  Move license file of template to correct location


  Fix crash in QQuickQuestionListener (bug 464624)
  Install desktop file for knewstuff-dialog (bug 464668)

KPackage Framework

  Update README with new json metadata
  Show deprecation message about the desktop to json conversion being removed


  PartLoader: move UI strings out of template code in header
  Deprecate class PartSelectEvent
  Deprecate PartBase::setPluginInterfaceVersion(int)


  Fix indent failing due to unknown method 'replace'
  Don't show selection count when there are none


  Restore ABI compatibility broken in 29bb6d


  Prevent user from expanding tooltips by key, if they weren't expandable
  Remove duplicate "Whats This?" tooltips


  Fix remaining 5 compile warnings (unused parameters)

Plasma Framework

  Dialog: Fix calculation of distance between dialog and parent applet (bug 464513)
  Refactor glowbar SVG
  QMenuProxy & Plasma::Types::PopupPlacement: Reverse direction for RTL
  QMenuProxy: Fix relative positioning with embedded/off-screen parent windows
  IconItemTest: Wait for rendering before capturing an image of IconItem
  iconitem: Use InOutCubic for the animation's easing curve
  iconitem: Adjust fade animation to not flicker as much (bug 463685)


  ScrollBar: Add feature that Alt+Click inverts scrollToClickPosition behavior
  ScrollBar: Fix glitch when animating back in transient mode
  ScrollBar: React to style changes property
  ScrollBar: Fix visuals in edge cases of rounding errors
  ScrollBar: Fix visuals in overshoot state
  ScrollBar: Never mirror horizontal scroll bars, even in RTL layout
  ScrollBar: Remove duplicate property assignment
  ScrollBar: Reduce string comparisons
  ScrollBar,ScrollView: Use Control::mirrored property for RTL
  ScrollView: Factor out subexpression in a way that actually works reliably
  ScrollBar: Fix active control state after mouse release
  ScrollBar: Fix jump target position for horizontal scrollbars
  ScrollBar: Use newer shorthand properties to make code shorter
  ScrollBar: Shuffle components around and flatten code
  ScrollBar: Optimize for non-interactive mode: use property interceptor syntax
  ScrollBar: Optimize for interactive mode: don't run invisible animations
  ScrollBar: Factor constants out of Math.round()
  Deduplicate identical pixelMetric call
  ScrollView: Remove custom background-colored rectangle
  Switch: Fix broken object id reference
  Workaround for QTBUG-106489
  Replace `icon.color.a > 0` check with proper Qt.colorEqual
  Refactor DefaultListItemBackground with a grain of type-safety
  DelayButton: Fix hasFocus binding
  Menu: Factor out property assignment
  RadioButton: Add support for icons, just like in CheckBox (bug 442986)
  TabBar: Fix glitchy overlap
  TabButton: Refactor expressions using modern QQC2 attached properties
  TabButton: Fix/add icons rendering
  Revisit usages of QtQuick.Controls/AbstractButton::icon grouped property
  Optimize loading icons from properties


  Change underscores to spaces in Esperanto trigrams

Syntax Highlighting

  Log: fix slow search regex ; add Critical section ; some improvement in Log File (advanced) (bug 464424)
  Cobol: add extensions ; add exec sql block ; picture clause more permissive
  Cobol: replace tab with 2 spaces
  Add Zig language
  Add Cabal syntax
  Add Log File syntax
  avoid copies of Theme and QString in functions that manipulate themes
  FormatPrivate now contains a definition name rather than a reference to a definition
  add noexcept
  Theme::m_data is now always initialized with a valid pointer
  optimize ThemeData::textStyleOverride
  Replace DefinitionRef in StateData with a definition id
  Add COBOL syntax
  Indexer: suggest more minimal=1 or other rule for RegExpr with lookhaed=1 and .*
  Indexer: check xml validity
  feat: Add new syntax for `Earthfile`

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