Perspective switch

Niko Sams niko.sams at
Sun Sep 26 17:14:35 UTC 2010

On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 13:07, William Frank <kibork at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using the KDevelop for quite some time now, and all of the issues
> the frustrated me are now solved and it's cool :-)
> But one think that is really annoying are "Perspectives", yes I
> understand that many many people like them and it's ok with me, but
> would it be possible to make the perspective switch configurable?
> For the most time I don't run the whole application but rather some
> unit test wrappers, they run for fractions of a second. But it happens
> that I always use the "Debug" lunch, since I might have some
> breakpoints I need to check. But not always, so when I have no
> breakpoints then I just watch the UI changing and blinking for 3-5
> seconds then the test is executed instantly and the UI changing starts
> from beginning. So I would rather prefer to disable the perspectives
> at all...
> Or at least to have the perspectives a pre-build UI so that the switch
> is rather instant...
So your actual problem is that switching is slow? I think we should improve
on that.

You could also execute your launch if you don't need to debug - that would
not switch the Area (as we call it :D)


More information about the KDevelop-devel mailing list