KDevelop UI cleanup initiative

Jens Dagerbo jens.dagerbo at swipnet.se
Tue Jun 8 19:52:05 UTC 2004

On Tuesday 08 June 2004 19:19, Andras Mantia wrote:
> Roberto Raggi wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Tuesday 08 June 2004 10:04, Andras Mantia wrote:
> >> Simple testcase for method names:
> >> QString s;
> >> s. (press CTRL-SPACE, the QString methods are not listed, Type of s. is
> >> a QString appears in the statusbar)
> >
> > - menu item project/project options..
> > - select "c++ specifics" page
> > - select "code completion" tab
> > - press the button "Add Persistant Class Store.." ;)
> Hm, indeed. Taken into the account that I use KDevelop3 since it was in
> pre-Alpha state and haven't found this feature (ok, I haven't tried so
> hard), shows that the way of activating it is less than ideal. I guess I
> would never pushed that button even if I find the code completion tab as
> for me Persistant Class Store means nothing and for sure it doesn't mean
> that "click here to enable code completion for classes from libraries". So
> I suggest either renaming the button or providing a wizard on the first
> startup which offers the possibility of configuring the PCS-es. BTW, if I
> install a new version of Qt/KDE libraries, do I have to re-create the
> PCS-es?

Hehe.. yeah, I completely agree. This needs to be made more clear and probably 
in a different place. At the very _least_ should we rename that button.

> Andras
> PS: Of course code completion crashes now on SuSE 9.1, I suppose due to the
> DB4. Would be really nice if instead of importing DB3 the code could be
> made workable with DB4...

What "DB4" would that be? 4.0.x? 4.1.x? 4.2.x? They all act differently.. no, 
I think Alexander went with the right thing with 3.2.9a.. It's smaller and, 
or so he tells me, easier to import. It's also the very same version as I've 
been using for about a year, and at least I have never had any problems with 


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