'Next wallpaper' functionality for image plugin?

Shantanu Tushar Jha jhahoneyk at gmail.com
Sat Sep 26 16:46:35 CEST 2009

On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 3:21 PM, Yuen Hoe Lim <yuenhoe86 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I use an image slideshow for most of my wallpapers and there's this
> little bit of functionality that I'd really like to have : an easy way
> to switch to the next wallpaper in the slide show (ie, change away
> from the current one). I'd love to attempt a patch to allow this if
> someone could point me in more or less the right direction (and if
> such a functionality will be considered desirable by plasma/kde :)
> I know Windows 7 has something like this - there is a 'next wallpaper
> image' item in the context menu that opens when you right-click the
> desktop. However, I've taken a quick look-through of the desktop
> containment code and the image wallpaper plugin code, and I think this
> will be difficult to achieve in plasma because, if I'm not mistaken,
> the wallpaper plugin doesn't have control over the right-click-desktop
> context menu, and it will be inappropriate to hack the functionality
> into the core desktop code.
> So I'm wondering what's the best way to insert such a functionality.
> I'd really appreciate some pointers and I apologize beforehand if I'm
> misunderstanding something or making a noobie mistake :)
> I don't know where the project resides and if its compatible, but in
kubuntu they ship an applet which lets you to goto next wallpaper.
I checked the playground, but couldn't find it. Anyone knows where it is?
Can it be included in kde svn ?

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Shantanu Tushar    (UTC +0530)
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