Vladimir Prus ghost at cs.msu.su
Wed Jun 18 07:36:08 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 18 June 2008 10:38:10 Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> On 18.06.08 03:21:51, Hamish Rodda wrote:
> > SVN commit 821654 by rodda:
> > 
> > Complete the code displaying line,column status information on the status bar for the active view
> You know we have a bugreport open because we're showing the kate
> col/line in the mainwindows statusbar. I don't have the number at hand,
> but basically its saying that the information is too far away from the
> place it relates to (the editor), especially when a bottom toolview or
> right toolview is open.
> The idea is to create a statusbar inside katepart itself which shows the
> necessary information. 
> I'm taking this to our devel list to get feedback wether I should
> pursuit that and try to bring this to kate for KDE 4.2? Or wether we
> just do it ourselves or close the bugreport as wontfix? 
> Personally I do agree that the line/col information could be more
> attached to the editor, also as there's other things to show (like
> insert mode)

And have two status bars? Eeek! Actually, moving the status bar inside
editor might make KDevelop look more like Emacs, which is good, but IMO
having two status bars is too bad. And I'm not sure if moving all of status
bar inside editor will look great, either.

- Volodya

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