KMDI maintainership

Harald Fernengel harry at
Mon Dec 20 15:44:05 UTC 2004


On Monday 20 December 2004 14:47, Christoph Cullmann wrote:
> On Monday 20 December 2004 11:47, Harald Fernengel wrote:
> > ainwindow stuff in Qt 4? KMDI was just a lib
> > to work around since Qt 3.x dockwindow support was not that great. In Qt
> > 4 this will be improved, so KMDI should be pretty obsolete.
> the only missing thing to replace KMDI with the dockwindow stuff is in my
> eyes the missing IDEA mode style UI, or will it be possible to inherit from
> the dockwindows in a way to add additional buttons to their titlebars? If
> yes, building a new slim kmdi around the dockwindow/mainwindow of qt4 would
> be a good idea, just with enough code to allow the multitabbar like UI for
> the sidebars of the mainwindow we have now.

I haven't looked at the API yet, but an IDEAl-like mode is planned (but might 
not make it into 4.0), so it is definitively possible to do that stuff.


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