Question about the style guide

Peter Simonsson psn at
Thu Feb 26 18:57:51 CET 2004

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On Thursday 26 February 2004 10:51, Thomas Zander wrote:
> On Wednesday 25 February 2004 18:50, Peter Simonsson wrote:
> > On Wednesday 25 February 2004 04:03, Datschge wrote:
> > > > David Faure and I was discussing kword's and kivio's configure
> > > > dialogs
> ...
> > Ok so apply should apply the complete dialog... but what about the
> > default button?
> What the buttons should do is based on the location of the buttons.
> Where the buttons should be placed is the question you want to ask here.
> Let me explain:
> the singlePanel.png attachment shows the buttons inside the panel and the
> wholeDiag.png shows the buttons outside the panel.
> Thus the buttons define which part of the dialog to act on. Since the
> defaults and the apply buttons are both either located inside or both
> outside of the panel their actions are always happening on the same
> content.
> KDE choose the wholeDialog style of committing for all single applications
> config dialogs. The attached one is from konqueror. And I feel KOffice
> should simply use that dialog type.

Ok thanks that clears things up for me.

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