KDE Frameworks 5.106.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat May 13 10:16:32 BST 2023

13th May 2023. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.106.0.

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


  baloosearch: Inform the user when the specified dir is not canonical (bug 447119)
  Aggressively resource constrain baloo_file

Breeze Icons

  Make monochrome MS-DOS executable icons respect the color scheme
  Increase moon size for redshift-status-on icon
  Add mimetype icons for alembic files
  Add new Partition Manager app icon
  Make media-flash icon actually look like a typical flash memory card (bug 468006)
  Add new icons for the pixelate and blur tools in Spectacle

Extra CMake Modules

  Query gradle plugin version from Qt
  ecm_process_po_files_as_qm: use own subdir ECMPoQm/ for build artifacts
  Fix generate_export_header tests failures with parallel jobs (bug 464348)
  ECMGenerateExportHeader: add USE_VERSION_HEADER arg (& related tune args)
  ECMGenerateExportHeader: avoid helper C++ macro shared across gen. headers


  karchiveentry.h: add missing KArchive forward declaration


  Deprecate Calendar relations API
  Deprecate the notebook support
  Deprecated the non-functional and unused save/reload API


  KCModuleQml: Set and inherit LayoutMirroring on an off-screen window


  Add workaround to support config name with minus sign


  exportUrlsToPortal: let it work in a non-KDE session (bug 458643)
  exportUrlsToPortal: don't export when there are non-sendable non-local files
  KDirWatch: Don't append fileName to fileName in Delete event (bug 467095)


  Guard nullable property access, and bind instead of assigning once
  CalendarEventsPlugin: fix wrong deprecation for signal alternateDateReady

KDE WebKit

  Remove CI support for kdewebkit


  Test HEIF in Exiv2Extractor
  Test JXL in Exiv2Extractor, extend JPEG coverage
  Remove usage of deprecated MP4::ItemListMap in taglib extractor
  Modernize and extend CMake check for Python3
  Make fb2 extractor compilation dependent on KF5Archive


  Fix wrong alpha conversion (bug 468288)


  ApplicationLauncherJob: find mimetype before showing open with dialog
  KPropertiesDialog: Don't quote the path unnecessarily (bug 467369)
  KEncodingFileDialog: Sort the list of encodings by name
  WidgetsAskUserActionHandler: make sure all dialogs are created in the main thread (bug 364039)
  WidgetsAskUserActionHandler: create message dialog in the main thread (bug 465454)
  file: make sure to cancel reading if the worker was aborted (bug 358231)
  KFileItemActions: don't add service submenus that don't have active actions
  KCoreDirLister: AutoUpdate wasn't incremented when a new lister opened an already listed dir (bug 387663)
  SlaveInterface: Set button icon for "Continue Loading"
  Set ExitType when running applications as transient systemd services (bug 423756)


  Fix spacing issue in OverlaySheet
  GlobalToolBar: Fix enabled state of the BackButton in RTL mode
  CardsGridView: improve columns property codeblock
  SelectableLabel: Prevent it from participating in Tab chain
  Fix disabled text color in Material style with dark color scheme
  ActionButton: Fix reference to a tooltip attached property
  BreadcrumbControl: Fix wrong heading offset in RTL layout direction
  ContextDrawer: Remove top padding as well
  BreadcrumbControl: Fix errors from wrong indexing
  Fix accessibility of back and forward button
  fix dragging from toolbar (bug 467857)
  SwipeListItem: Fix for QT_QUICK_CONTROLS_MOBILE (bug 467884)
  OverlayDrawer: Fix z value being too high for OverlaySheets (bug 466219)
  Added keyboard search icon to SearchField


  Remove unused dependencies

KPackage Framework

  Deprecate KPackage::Package::name, add default for parameters


  Fix querying actions for service of a service action
  Parse actions last when creating a service


  Fix Save Copy As.. not working anymore (bug 468672)
  Fix indenting removes characters if line has tabs at start (bug 468495)
  Printer: AlignVCenter line numbers
  Dont ignore folding when printing code (bug 417138)
  Use m_fontAscent instead of fm.ascent()
  Draw caret ourselves (bug 452853)
  Fix selection highlight for RTL text with custom line height (bug 464087)
  Include range.js when initializing the engine (bug 456701)
  Fix RTL text with format incorrectly shaped (bug 438755)
  xml-indent: Optimize getCode


  Add "kph" as a unit synonym for Kilometers per Hour


  kcheckaccelerators: Don't blindly cast to QWidget (bug 468576)


  Add Q_ENUM to VPN Connection enums

Plasma Framework

  Fix osd- icon IDs (bug 469303)
  Label: set horizontalAlignment explicitly
  Rename nepomuk icon to search (bug 416072)


  Fix PDF417 with binary content not producing any output with ZXing 2.0


  Don't attempt to sync colors when application is shutting down


  Implement solid-hardware monitor mode for property changes
  Connect UPowerDevice propertyChanged signal to frontend
  Avoid cache bypass of `UPowerDevice::allProperties`
  Use values from PropertiesChanged instead of invalidating whole cache

Syntax Highlighting

  Backport theme changes to kf5
  Backport master hl file updates
  Add mimetype for markdown

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David Faure, faure at kde.org, http://www.davidfaure.fr
Working on KDE Frameworks 5

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