session window restore

Milian Wolff mail at
Tue Sep 20 16:03:23 UTC 2016

On Dienstag, 20. September 2016 10:47:58 CEST René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> Hi,
> Have there ever been previous requests for the possibility to let KDevelop
> restore more than just the last-used window size (across sessions) and
> whatever it currently saves of the per-session internal window layout?
> I for one would love to see a per-session save/restore of
> - size
> - position
> - screen
> IOW, the stuff handled by QWindow::save/restoreGeometry() or even
> QMainWindow::save/restoreState().

All of that sounds like good ideas.

> FWIW this feature is the default for native OS X applications, and it's very
> practical. KDevelop already seems to have a per-session save/restore of the
> internal layout of the session window; this would make more sense if the
> session A window were always restored to the same size regardless of how
> other sessions were resized since A was last closed.
> AFAIC the same applies to position: if you're often working with multiple
> sessions it's quite nice not to have to put them back at their usual
> positions each time you open them again.

True. Patches welcome.


Milian Wolff
mail at
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