Plasma-devel Digest, Vol 11, Issue 78

Diego Casella ([Po]lentino) polentino911 at
Fri May 29 20:28:11 CEST 2009

> ---------- Messaggio inoltrato ----------
> From: "Aaron J. Seigo" <aseigo at>
> To: morpheuz at, plasma-devel at
> Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 14:28:19 -0600
> Subject: Re: Fwd: Some explanations/suggestion on plasmate
> On Thursday 28 May 2009, Artur Souza(MoRpHeUz) wrote:
> > > there is no such thing as a file in the Plasma::Package that isn't part
> > > of the Plasma::Package, so i don't think this would do anything other
> > > than make another step that the user has to do and can get wrong (by
> > > forgetting)
> >
> > I was thinking more in the way that the user just created a new graphic
> in
> > inkscape, saved it on the same folder as the project and wants to make
> that
> > file part of the project. If there is no "inotify" watching for new files
> > on the folder, there should be a way to add this new file to the
> project...
> ah, right, so there are 3 ways to add a file to a project:
> * creating a new file in plasmate itself (create)
> * adding a file from elsewhere in the file system (import)
> * plopping a file into the package directory using some other program (mv
> from
> the command line, the gimp with an image, etc)

An other idea I was thinking today is adding drag&drop capability to the
treeview dock widget..
So now we have an other way =)

> create and import are easy and obvious: if the user selects "import" or
> creates a new file for a type we don't have an editor part ... it opens a
> file
> dialog. otherwise create the file.
> there should be a KDirWatch on the Package root directory which takes care
> of
> the third case.
> --
> Aaron J. Seigo
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