[Kst] Re: Scalars dialog

Andrew Walker arwalker at sumusltd.com
Tue Feb 17 20:52:41 CET 2004

Hi George,

I'll take a look at this. I'm not sure the inefficiency would be 
too much of a problem as if there are a lot of scalars the user 
would expect a wait. Anyway, I'll see if I can improve it.


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: George Staikos <staikos at kde.org>
Date:  Mon, 16 Feb 2004 17:30:45 -0500

>  Hi Andrew,
>    I disabled the scalars dialog in CVS today, temporarily, because it seems 
>to be very inefficient.  This is not our fault, but Qt.  It seems that 
>constructing a QTable is rediculously expensive and is really hurting Kst 
>startup time.  The dialog is still useful though, so I think it just needs to 
>be reworked to use a different UI.  Perhaps something similar to the one in 
>the filter dialog that's used to modify parameters.  Is this something you 
>want to tackle?
>George Staikos
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>Staikos Computing Services Inc.		http://www.staikos.net/

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