KDevelop UI

Alexander Dymo dymo at ukrpost.ua
Wed Jul 18 17:25:04 UTC 2007

On 7/18/07, Roberto Raggi <roberto at kdevelop.org> wrote:
> I remember some discussion about the KDevelop UI. I think the goal
> was to use a mixture of kdev3-ideal and eclipse UI elements. I
> compiled KDevelop today(I'm mentoring a SOC project, so I'm tracking
> the repository) and the UI doesn't really look like eclipse and for
> sure it is not using ideal. There is this huge combo box (that
> doesn't look great on mac), an iPod-like file browser(on my 20''
> monitor!? wtf :-) and a few docked widgets. I know that kdev4 is
> working in progress, but the UI looks ... well, very interesting ;-)

Hehe, that's because nobody worked on it since January ;)

> do you have a mockup or something with the final UI for KDevelop 4? I
> mean writing an ideal-like UI with Qt is  500-1000 loc and if you
> don't want to use ideal you can write the main GUI using a [QK]
> MainWindow and some dock widgets, maybe 50 loc!?

Umm, we already using KMainWindow with this Qt4-style tab grouping of docks...

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