Nested Panels

Aaron Peterson myusualnickname at
Sun Jul 18 10:22:50 CEST 2010

yes, thank you, I was looking for recursive panels.  It does look like
this grouping desktop aims to solve those issues, and it does look
like it will be recursive.

I'm looking forward to group panels. Horray!


On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 6:29 PM, Chani <chanika at> wrote:
> On July 17, 2010 17:57:03 Aaron Peterson wrote:
>> Hello, I have a general feeling that we cannot nest panels, I am
>> hoping that this is not true.
> it is true.
>> What would it take to make a widget that is a panel?
> technically, all panels are widgets already - but I'm guessing that's not what
> you mean.
> go look at trunk/playground/base/plasma/containments/groupingdesktop/ for a
> different approach.
> basically, instead of trying to make containments recursive (which makes other
> parts of plasma much trickier), you can make a containment with a better
> layout strategy, using graphicswidgets (and you can put graphicswidgets in
> graphicswidgets as much as you like).
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