How can I rearrange the LFV?

Ralf Nolden Ralf.Nolden at
Mon Apr 10 13:34:58 UTC 2000

Falk Brettschneider wrote:
> Leon Pollak wrote:
> >
> > Hello, Falk and all.
> >
> Hi,
> > Falk Brettschneider wrote:
> >
> >     Yes, I saw this.  But this means that having project with 100 *.cpp files
> > and 50 *.h files I shall have two folders only. I think that this is a little
> > bit difficult to orientate in such amount of files. What I am speaking about
> > is the ability to organize "virtual" folders which allow me to group files
> > according to their functional purposes. I didn't see how I can do this in
> > KDevelop.
> Yes, this is an unsolved problem. :-(
> But you can do a workaround, if you've got filenames that are very
> similar. :-)
> Example:
> Imagine you've got 30 files of your 100 ones which can be described with
> *view.h and *view.cpp. Then you can define a new group in LFV (right
> mouse button for context menu) called "My view classes" (the groupname)
> and an appropriate filter "*view.h, *view.cpp". Then all those classes
> are moved to a virtual subfolder "My view classes".
> But that is only possible for filename suffixes, it doesn't work for
> instance with a filter "test*.*" (all class names beginning with "test".
> :-(
> Wait for KDevelop2.x, else...

Hey, this kind of feature was never requested nor planned, so you can´t
say not implemented because we can´t, but not implemented because not
demanded ;-)

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