KTextEditor Plugins: Multiple Main Windows
dhaumann at kde.org
Mon Dec 23 15:09:48 UTC 2013
On Monday 23 December 2013 15:08:48 Christoph Cullmann wrote:
> > On Monday 23 December 2013 12:40:37 Dominik Haumann wrote:
> > > On Sunday 22 December 2013 17:49:22 Christoph Cullmann wrote:
> > > > > At least the multi-screen thing is what comes up from time to time
> > > > > for
> > > > > kdevelop, as a feature request.
> > > >
> > > > Yeah,
> > > >
> > > > thats the question, how it is used and how often.
> > >
> > > The solution to multiple main windows imo is pretty simple.
> > <snip>
> > > Instead, the solution is as simple as to provide a "Detach" action.
> > > This way, one is able to move a View to another screen (or in KDevelop
> > > e.g.
> > > a documentation view). Detach will just create a small window and put
> > > the
> > > Views XmlGui inside it or similar - this is application dependent or
> > > course.
> > This is btw exactly what QtCreator does as far as I was shown. And yes, I
> > do want to implement that for KDevelop as well - it sounds simple and
> > fulfills the "multiscreen" usecase nicely imo.
> > Having multiple toolviews of plugins in more than one mainwindow is not
> > really
> > required.
> Yep, think so, too.
> Based on the comments about that on kate-editor.org post, I guess most
> people could live with that.
> Given it makes the plugin API much easier and less error-prone, I think it a
> good step ;)
Fine, then this is an action item for the Kate App interfaces that can be
implemented ASAP on Kate application level. ;)
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