kdevelop lock icon

Milian Wolff mail at milianw.de
Thu Dec 23 13:43:40 GMT 2021

On Mittwoch, 22. Dezember 2021 16:43:43 CET Lou Lipnickey wrote:
> I am user of Kdevelop on fedora 34 and a longtime user of Kdevelop. With the
> most recent update using dnf, Kdevelop does not open .html files so that
> they can be edited. Other files tried, (.e.g. .js, .txt, sh) are editable
> There is a lock icon at the bottom left which only appears on .html files. I
> have checked file permissions and they are all highly permissive.
> And I have googled extensive kdevelop html lock, kdevelop lock icon, etc all
> without any meaningful hits.
> PLEASE, provide some guidance on how to make the file editable.

I have no clue what you are talking about. Can you please share a screenshot?

> and some documentation references on how KDevelop works, what editor it is
> based on. Thanks in advance Lou

It's based on KTextEditor which is also used by Kate, KWrite, Kile and many 
other KDE text editors.


Milian Wolff
mail at milianw.de
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