Further (XML)GUI issues

Vladimir Prus ghost at cs.msu.su
Wed Apr 30 21:24:41 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 30 April 2008 22:28:22 you wrote:
> Folks,
> while implementing areas that have some default views, and work in multiple main
> windows, I've run in various issues where I can use some help.
> 1. Right now, IPlugin derives from KXMLGUIClient. It is though that that debuggers
> adds it toolbar to a main window. However, a given KXMLGUIClient can belong only
> to one XMLGUIFactory, and if we try to add it to two factories, it will be
> disconnected from the first one. As result, if we have two main windows, only
> one can have a debugger toolbar -- which appears to be unnecessary limitation.
> Any suggestions how to override that?
> 2. What code is responsible for saving the position of toolbars? For me,
> the size and position of both main and debugger toolbars appear to be changing
> randomly at times.
> 3. What code is supposed to save and restore the position of main window in
> well-behaving KDE applications?

Oh, well, debuggers toolbar is not the only victim. Other affected things are:
1. Project manager.
2. The entire "Nagivation" menu.
3. Essentially all of the "File" menu.

I probably miss something basic -- was multiple main windows configuration
ever working?

- Volodya

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