KDE 3 users: What are the last of the KDE 3 features missing from KDE 4?

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Sun Jul 19 17:10:41 BST 2009

Kishore wrote:
> On Sunday 19 Jul 2009 11:51:20 am Anne Wilson wrote:
>> On Saturday 18 Jul 2009 23:19:40 James Richard Tyrer wrote:
>>> Anne Wilson wrote:
>>>> On Friday 17 Jul 2009 07:04:55 James Richard Tyrer wrote:
>>>>> Anne Wilson wrote:
>>>>>> On Wednesday 15 Jul 2009 22:58:24 James Richard Tyrer wrote:
>>>>>>> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>>>>>>>> Yes, that does work, but KDE-3.5 can do this by drag 'n' drop.
>>>>>>>> It does work in drag and drop in KDE 4, I just did it.
>>>>>>> This doesn't work for me so we must not (p > 90%) be talking about
>>>>>>> the same thing.
>>>>>>> Did you drag a menu from KickOff to a Panel, that is what the bug
>>>>>>> reporter wants to be able to do.
>>>>>> You do know, of course, that right-clicking on the entry in kickof
>>>>>> then Add to Panel is a simple answer?
>>>>> Sorry to say that that doesn't work either.  Actually, you can't use
>>>>> right click to add menu items (apps) to the Panel either.
>>>> I did say 'kickoff' menu - and you have been able to add applications
>>>> to the panel by this method since 4.0
>>> I can "Add to Favorites" but not to a Panel.  This might be my desktop
>>> configuration.  I have more than one Panel.  With KDE3 your could still
>>> add to the "Main Panel" but with Plasma, I don't think that there is a
>>> "Main Panel" -- they all seem to be equal except for Z order.
>> It probably is something to do with your configuration, then.  You should
>> have
>> Add to favourites
>> Add to desktop
>> Add to panel
>> as well as order choices.
> Remember that you get those options only when widgets on the desktop are 
> unlocked.


But, still not right click menu for the menus and sub menus.

James Tyrer

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