[Kst] Re: branches/work/kst/portto4/kst/src/libkstapp

Peter Kümmel syntheticpp at gmx.net
Thu Feb 10 15:04:02 CET 2011

On 10.02.2011 14:27, Brisset, Nicolas wrote:
>> add standard feature: list of recent files
> I've just had a quick look at it, and here are some minor comments:
> 1) I would not add them twice to the File menu. I don't know how many we
> remember, but at some point the menu will become too large. Just keep
> the Recent Files submenu

At the bottom only the last 5 will be displayed because of not have a too large menu.

> 2) The Recent Files submenu does not have a keyboard accelerator, which
> will be needed for keyboard freaks as soon as we remove the list below
> with numbers as accelerators

add R as key.

> 3) I am wondering whether we shouldn't add another entry for data files,
> which we'd then open with the datawizard. It may seem useless as the
> wizard itself remembers the last used file, and the file dialog in the
> wizard remembers the last used directories, but it's a bit hidden there,
> and above all I believe there are issues with KDE integration with the
> current approach. I have to test more, but I think on my openSuse system
> the standard file/open dialog is KDE's (without the need for any special
> code), while that of the data wizard is not. Maybe we could simplify
> things by putting all recent files in a submenu. I find it more
> consistent.

I'll have a look at it.

> I'd keep point 3) in mind and tackle it only post 2.0.3, because it has
> further-ranging impact. But if people have ideas, we can start to gather
> them.
> Nicolas
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