RFC: Idea for qmake project conf dlg

Andreas Pakulat apaku at gmx.de
Tue Aug 22 09:24:26 UTC 2006

On 21.08.06 22:14:33, Matt Rogers wrote:
> On Monday 21 August 2006 19:35, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > On 20.08.06 12:45:00, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > > another thing that was brought up on IRC by bUscher: He'd like to have
> > > the project conf dlg for qmake projects to be non-modal and if he
> > > selects another subproject that the dialog loads the configuration
> > > options for it.
> >
> > Implemented it, this introduces a new configuration page in the
> > project options where one can choose wether to use a modal or non-modal
> > dialog for the project configuration. Also the user is able to choose
> > among "Always Save", "Never Save", "Ask" with a default of "Ask"
> > (non-modal is disabled by default too).
> >
> > I also added an apply button, which currently is always on. To make it
> > disabled we'd have to add another 5-10 signal/slots connections to the
> > dialog I guess and I'm not sure wether it's worth it.
> >
> > So before I commit I'd like to get some opinions on the
> > apply-button-thing.
> I'm not sure that I even agree with the idea of allowing the user to choose 
> between model and non-modal. If anything, make it non-modal, and forget about 
> letting the user choose as long as switching between subfolders works 
> correctly

Well, making the dialog non-modal is needed to have this functionality.
If it is modal, you can't select another subproject.


You plan things that you do not even attempt because of your extreme caution.

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