How to see that a file is modified?

Friedrich W. H. Kossebau kossebau at
Mon Aug 19 17:31:22 BST 2019

Am Montag, 19. August 2019, 15:27:37 CEST schrieb Friedrich W. H. Kossebau:
> Am Mittwoch, 7. August 2019, 19:25:30 CEST schrieb Erik Rull:
> > I'm using kdevelop 5.2.1 on kubuntu 18.04.
> > I'm happy so far beside one real tradeoff compared to earlier versions: I
> > don't see anywhere that a file got modified and needs to be saved! In
> > older
> > versions there was a symbol in front of the filename in the tab that
> > showed
> > up the not yet saved modification and IIRC there was an asterisk beside
> > the
> > filename in the title bar.
> The asterisk on the title bar is also missing for me with those latest
> versions. So there we seem to have a regression. Please help us by filing a
> bug to track this.

No more need to file a bug, had a quick look and seems this feature got lost 
during the port to Qt5/KF5, These patches should restore it, under review now, 
targetting 5.4 branch:


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