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TODO: Move to Calligra Feature Plan


See Also: Calligra Feature Plan.

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Introduction

In order to deliver the stable features, we mark them for release conservatively. For example, some reasonable TODOs has been changed to wishes. This is somewhat compatible with the Worse is Better idea.

General

Status Description Assigned To
DONE Use KPluginInfo for any kind of plugins, what would allow for creating main window (esp. the project navigator) without loading any plugins in advance jstaniek [2.6]
IN PROGRESS Re-add all the missing actions to the toolbars; look at the .rc files of Kexi 1.x for reference. jstaniek [2.5]
TODO Refresh icons:
  • copy view-form as form
  • copy view-form-table as table
  • create query icon from view-form-table
  • reports from view-pim-journal
  • use view-multiple-objects
  • use emblem-new instead of "*" everywhere
  • replace * in object_new with emblem-new
  • use the thunder from view-form-action for 'assign action' and display it in designer over buttons and in the widget tree
  • refresh script icon (and maybe add name "js", "py"" to the script icon)
  • show data-source-pkey-tag icon for widgets with pkey field assigned
jstaniek [2.5]
WISH Set the script language database-wide, and use a single Kross::Action to retain state between scripts piggz
WISH Add translation module for any user-visible text in database. Perform research on reusing core parts of Lokalize or Qt Linguist. Refactoring Lokalize may be needed (better) or just forking some code (worse). Contact the Lokalize team to be sure. GNU gettext .po files format is preffered. Storage: database as everything in Kexi. Strict integration means there should be no external programs executed in the foreground and the workflow should resemble other workflows in Kexi, so the translating interface would be displayed within a tab.
EXTRA: think about extending this feature to other Calligra apps
 ?? [3.0]


Main Window

Status Description Assigned To
DONE Create lightweight nonmodal web-like startup screen jstaniek [2.4]
WISH Create XML-based tabbed toolbar framework jstaniek [3.0]
WISH Create XML-based sidebar toolbox framework jstaniek [3.0]

Table View

Status Description Assigned To
DONE Fix rendering problems when the number of columns exceeds the view width. Issuess when scrolling (after porting to Qt 4) jstaniek
IN PROGRESS Port to Qt 4 jstaniek (almost done)[2.4]
HOT TODO Port to QScrollArea jstaniek [2.5]
WISH Zooming. After porting to QScrollArea jstaniek [2.6]

KoProperty

Status Description Assigned To
DONE Transition to KoProperty2 jstaniek
DONE Create QSizeF and QPointF properties piggz
IN PROGRESS Improve rendering jstaniek
IN PROGRESS Add missing properties: QColor, KoUnit, LineStyle jstaniek
TODO Mising border below the last item when its editor is visible jstaniek
TODO When started to change the editor's value: "revert" button should appear, if the property has parent, the item for the parent should be repainted jstaniek
WISH Fix or reimplement spin box widgets: look bad with oxygen and probably other styles jstaniek
WISH Create QRectF property piggz
WISH Add multiselection combo, i.e. for QFlags, e.g. [1]
QListWidget has a Qt::ItemIsUserCheckable flaf for items that adds a check box. For more advanced use cases kdeui offers a mini-framework called Goya that makes it easier to insert widgets into model views than plain Qt use. Optionally use subproperties, like it is done with x, y for QPoint type.
jstaniek
TODO Add Maps Theme manager as a QMap<string, variant> Radek Wicik[2.6]

Tables

Includes table data view and Table Designer.

Status Description Assigned To
TODO Fix setting primary key using toolbar button jstaniek

Queries

Includes query data view, Query Designer and SQL Editor.

Status Description Assigned To
TODO Use the real KEXISQL parser for criteria column in the design view. Currently simple regexp is used there. Especially support LIKE operator. jstaniek [2.6]
TODO Reimplement relationship editor using GraphicsView jstaniek [2.?]
WISH Add support for grouping/totaling; Bug #195360 jstaniek [2.?]

Forms

Includes form data view and Form Designer.

Forms - general

Status Description Assigned To
DONE Port the plugin jstaniek
DONE Fix the rectangle and repainting when inserting widgets with specified size jstaniek
DONE Port Widgets Tree tab (it's hidden in 2.2) jstaniek [2.3]
TODO FormManager::FormManager: register factory (port to koproperty2) jstaniek
TODO Port KFDPixmapEdit, PropertyFactory jstaniek
DONE Add support for paletteForegroundColor and paletteBackgroundColor properties of Kexi 1.x jstaniek
TODO Add translation and simplify "textInteractionFlags" for QTextEdit and QLabel jstaniek [2.?]
DONE Fix setting "enabled" property to false jstaniek
TODO (Windows-only?) when right-clicking again after context menu has been displayed, update selection, otherwise the context menu items won't be adequate to the selection jstaniek
TODO Make sorting work in forms - Bug #150372 jstaniek [2.?]
TODO Port Tab Order dialog (it's hidden in 2.2) jstaniek [2.?]
WISH Implement tabular layout jstaniek [2.?]
WISH Implement editing mode in data view jstaniek [2.?]
WISH Implement scripting ability for forms similar to reports  ? [2.?]
WISH Implement/renew the simplified form layouts:
  • Stretch top/bottom/left/right/top&down/etc.
  • Inserting/pulling out widgets out of the layout
  • Moving/resizing entire layout
  • Support 'Size to shortest'/'To fit'/etc. in layouts
jstaniek [2.?]

Form widgets

Form widgets implementation.

Status Description Assigned To
DONE Fix/port text box widget support jstaniek
DONE Fix/port image box widget support jstaniek
DONE Fix/port text editor widget support jstaniek
DONE Fix/port tab widget support jstaniek
DONE Fix/port combo box widget support jstaniek
TODO Fix/port/reimplement auto field widget support jstaniek [2.6]
TODO Use KRichTextWidget or KRichTextEdit instead of KTextEdit jstaniek [2.6]
TODO Fix setting alignment property (e.g. for text box) - does not work because it is numeric now jstaniek
TODO Fix/port the Spring element jstaniek [2.?]
TODO Display "data" icon and data source name in combo boxes and labels jstaniek [2.6]
DONE Implement web browser widget Junior Job, Shreya Pandit [2.4]
DONE Implement map browser widget Junior Job, Radek Wicik [2.4]
TODO Switch to the new New Date/Time Widgets from kdeui [2] jstaniek [2.6]
TODO Add Maps Theme manager for MapBrowserWidget Radek Wicik[2.6]

Reports

Relates to the new Reports Plugin (data view and the designer)

Status Description Assigned To
DONE Rename reportspgz to reports everywhere piggz [2.2]
DONE Fix javascript kross plugin, or disable as it seems buggy, qtscript is ok piggz [2.2]
DONE Export to KWord (OpenDocument Text Format, ODT) piggz [2.3]
DONE Make report entities (label/field etc) plugins, so its easier to add new ones piggz [2.3]
TODO Add subreport item Bug #330219 piggz [2.5]
TODO Improve Section Editor: move first/last sections (4) to an advanced mode somehow for powerusers. Making the dialog use ok/cancel buttons instead of Close. piggz [2.4]
TODO Maybe use flakes, or create a report 'shape' that can be embedded elsewhere piggz [2.4]
TODO Add more math functions? piggz [2.4]
TODO Undo/Redo support piggz [2.4]
TODO Custom page sizes [3] [2.8]
TODO Labels piggz [2.4]
TODO Table Item piggz [2.4]
WISH Create a flake based report designer piggz [2.6]
DONE Implement web browser element Junior Job, Shreya Pandit [2.4]
DONE Implement map browser element Junior Job, Radek Wicik [2.4]
TODO Implement "Do you want to open" question after exporting report to Text/Spreadsheet/as Web Page


Database Support

Status Description Assigned To
DONE Merge recent changes of KexiDB into Predicate jstaniek [2.3]
WISH Port Kexi to Predicate jstaniek [2.?]
WISH Publish tutorial about development with Predicate jstaniek [2.?]
IN PROGRESS Add unit tests to Predicate using QTestLib. Certain type of tests could be executed with several drivers. That would validate any change made in predicate against different drivers. Consider testing agains different versions of backends. What we have currently is explained in comment #9 for bug #254188 jstaniek [2.?]
WISH Perform benchmarks using QTestLib (valging, callgrind) and cachegrind, and propose improvements.  ? [2.?]
WISH Export Predicate API thought QtScript.  ? [2.?]
WISH Integrate one or more backends for Kexi with ownCloud, e.g. PostgreSQL (+middleware for easier user account mgmt) [2.?]

Migration

Status Description Assigned To
DONE Add mdb driver to cmake piggz [2.2]
IN PROGRESS Finish dialog for importing a table into the current database piggz
IN PROGRESS Add ability to existing migration drivers to read a single table piggz
WISH Add kross script bindings to kexiscripting for migration piggz [2.?]
TODO Porting to non-modal assistants  ?? [2.?]

Import/Export

Status Description Assigned To
DONE Fix "Export to CSV" dialog piggz, jstaniek [2.3]
IN PROGRESS Port CSV Export wizard from K3Wizard to KAssistantDialog  ??? [2.?]
WISH Add support for fixed width text export (Bug #254621) jstaniek [2.?]

Printing

Status Description Assigned To
WISH Reimplement simple printing using Kexi Reports jstaniek [2.?]

Mobile

Status Description Assigned To
DONE Abstract or disable features not used on mobile target (mostly done, merge branch kexi-mobile-adam_pigg with master, reviewed by jstaniek) piggz [2.4]

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