[kde-edu]: KTurtle interactive console by Aleix (was Re: i just committed some kturtle love)

Niels Slot nielsslot at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 08:50:54 CET 2008

2008/3/16, Mauricio Piacentini <piacentini at kde.org>:
> cies wrote:
>   > command line was also on my list ;)
>   >
>   > i'd say: just commit!
>   >
> Hi, people. The console dock by Aleix Pol has been committed to SVN.
> This is a nice new feature for KTurtle which adds an interactive console
> to the program, and allows entering of one line commands, very useful to
> teach about each individual command and see the result immediately on
> the canvas.
> I did some testing, wired it up to the UI and rc files as well, and it
> seems to be working nice. Please test it, I think it will be a nice
> addition for 4.1, and a quick way to test the interpreter as well.
> Speaking about the intepreter, Niels, I could no longer reproduce the
> problem I was seeing with flocke, it seems to have disappeared by
> itself? I will keep investigating it and will let you know.

Nice to have a command line in. I will have a look at it as soon as I find
the time.

About the interpreter bug. I couldn't find it either. I was going to mail
you about that today. But I just saw your next message.

On a side note, I think it will be good if we move to use
> kde-edu at kde.org (CC'ed in this email) to keep track of the KTurtle
> development issues, if you guys do not mind. This avoids the need for
> developers to have one more id and group to monitor, and keeps us more
> linked to the main KDE Edu developer group (Aleix for example.) They can
> helps us in more than one way, not only with code like this console tab,
> but with documentation and testing as well, for example. Anyway, I will
> keep monitoring the google group, just to be sure we do not miss anything
> :)
> I have added some of the small features we can try to get in for 4.1 at
> the feature plan list:
> http://techbase.kde.org/index.php?title=Schedules/KDE4/4.1_Feature_Plan
> As you can see, there are only three items: one is the command line
> functionality added by this recent commit. The other two are support for
> saving the canvas as an image, and adding an option ruler to the canvas
> so students can visualize the units. Not sure when/if I will be able to
> work on this, people are free to jump in and help us on these and other
> tasks.

I was thinking we could reintroduce the color selection dialog. But just a
bit more advanced (more like the direction chooser) then the old dialog from
KTurtle 3.x. Do you agree with that for 4.1?

> Mauricio Piacentini
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