apaku at gmx.de
Mon Mar 9 16:32:09 GMT 2009
On 09.03.09 10:16:40, DavJTanner at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 3/7/2009 7:35:58 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, apaku at gmx.de
> On 07.03.09 19:02:57, DavJTanner at aol.com wrote:
> > Versions:
> > kde: 3.5.9,
> > kdevelop: 3.5.2,
> > qt 4: 4.3.3,
> > Qt designer: 4.3.3.
> > This is probably a Gentoo issue, but I wonder if you have heard of it?
> So you're using the standalone Qt4 designer? If so I suggest to ask in the
> qt-interest list or file a bugreport with Gentoo. I've never seen Qt4
> designer have no icons on the buttons.
> Note though that Qt4 designer doesn't support the same kind of
> slot-creation that Qt3 designer supported. You can instruct it to expect a
> given slot, so it'll generate a connect statement, but there's no
> code-editing inside Qt4 designer, so you have to declare and define the
> slot outside (i.e. in kdevelop) yourself.
> I used Qt4 designer because the new version of kdevelop connected me to it
> (I hadn't visited kde/kdevelop in over 2 years). I assumed this was just the
> latest version of designer. When the icons were missing, I wondered what
> else could be missing in error. Now that I know the omission is not an error I
> say, "Without the code generating features of Qt3 desugener, what good is
> it?" I have subsequently found where Qt3 designer lives and will see if it will
> work with Qt4. I am also really turned off by the "scattered windows"
> interface of Qt4 designer.
No you can't use qt3 designer for Qt4 GUI's, but for designing your Qt4
designer still works very well and it also has a mdi view similar to Qt3
> I found the solution to the missing icons on the Gentoo forums:
> (http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-566618-highlight-designer.html) (the last
> post). Why this happened in the distribution and what the fix does is "black
> magic" to me. And the emerge with the new USE options, offered other issues. I
> like Gentoo, but when things don't work right, it becomes very frustrating.
> I guess this criticism applies to all of linux.
No it does not, for example _I_ _never_ had any such problems with my
distributions supplied Qt4 designer. Also may I kindly suggest to take your
linux rants to another place, this is a kdevelop user mailinglist.
Truth will out this morning. (Which may really mess things up.)
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