[Kmymoney-devel] Tabbing and disabled kMyMoneyDateInput

Thomas Baumgart thb at net-bembel.de
Thu Mar 18 08:59:58 CET 2010

On Thursday 18 March 2010 04:17:58 Colin wrote:
> On Friday March 12 2010 10:12 am Thomas Baumgart wrote:
> > On Friday 12 March 2010 00:18:03 Alvaro Soliverez wrote:
> > > Hello Colin,
> > > I think that widget in KDE4 is a whole different one.
> >
> > No, it's not. I gave up on the conversion for various reasons.
> >
> > > I remember reading about some issues that prompted some big patches in
> > > that area.
> >
> > In fact, they weren't that big at all.
> >
> > I just had a quick glimpse on a diff between the KDE3 and KDE4 version.
> > The only major difference I noticed is, that whoever ported the widget to
> > KDE4 (see
> > http://websvn.kde.org/trunk/playground/office/kmymoney/kmymoney/widgets/k
> >my moneydateinput.h?r1=973308&r2=973309& for details) decided to use KHBox
> > as the base class whereas in KDE3 we used QHBox. Not sure, if that makes
> > a difference.
> >
> > Since you (Colin) are source aware you could try to see if changing it
> > back to QHBox is possible at all and makes a difference for your specific
> > problem.
> >
> > Another approach I would try in your case is to hide the widget
> > completely if unused (like we do it in the investment editor)
> Just to update: I tried hiding and that didn't help.
> I tried using a QFrame with QHBoxLayout (so I could use the
> setStretchFactor) and that didn't work.
> I haven't yet tried:
> - Q3HBox: there's no QHBox since you're now supposed to use something like
> a QWidget with a QHBoxLayout.
> - A virgin SVN build with Post Date disabled to see if it's really just my
> patches messing up the tab order.  The New Account Wizard for a Loan has a
> date item that's disabled and enabled and doesn't seem to have a problem.
> - Reapplying the tab order after I disable or enable the date.

Another thing would be to provide me with your patch so that I can take a look 
if I can spot something.



Thomas Baumgart

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