KDevelop UI cleanup initiative

Alexander Dymo adymo at mksat.net
Sat Jun 5 14:14:03 UTC 2004

On Friday 04 June 2004 07:00, Steven T. Hatton wrote:
> > 1. The default loading of all plugins.
> Same with documentation in the DocView, as far as I am concerned.  It might
> be useful to. All I've looked at is really very good, but I don't need
> perl, Ruby, PHP, python, GTK, etc., etc., for a Qt/KDE project.
As long as you can disable them all I think this is not a problem.

> > # View -> Tool Views / Tool Docs and whatnot - of very questionable value
> > in IDEAl where toolviews can't be hidden, only undocked and the tooldocks
> > are readily available through buttons and shortcuts (such as they are).
> > I'm not sure we can remove these though, IIRC they are merged in from
> > KMDI.
> One way to make them more valuable would be to assign some fixed shortcuts
> to them and display the hot&keys.  Very much prefer using keystrokes to
> grabbing the mouse and clicking to open things such as the compiler
> messages widget.
You can set them manually. But I agree that default shortcuts should be
provided. Will do that.

> It would be really nice if there were fixed hotkeys for some of the tool
> views.  In particular, the compiler messages, and the problem reporter.
Yes, agree.

> Sometimes the pointer focus goes into a parallel universe, or so it seems,
> It would be nice if there are some kind of indicator to show what dock
> window has focus.
Some focusing problems I've fixed yesterday. But in general, tab order remains
a bit undefined due to kmdi views that get focus sometimes.

Alexander Dymo
ICST Department, National University of Shipbuilding, Mykolayiv, Ukraine

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