Frameworks/Epics/Qt 5.1 Merging

Merging features in Qt 5.1 epic

Status Description Contact
DONE QSaveFile David Faure (
DONE Add a Q_COREAPP_STARTUP_FUNCTION macro which allows to have code called just at the end of QCoreApplicationPrivate::init() David Faure (
DONE QDebugStateSaver David Faure (
DONE K/Q_GLOBAL_STATIC merge Thiago Macieira (
DONE qunsetenv David Faure (
IN PROGRESS QUrlPathInfo David Faure (
DONE Restore QX11Info, in qtx11extras.git Richard Moore and David Faure (
IN PROGRESS QLockFile David Faure (
IN PROGRESS QCommandLineArguments Laszlo Papp; see qt5-feedback discussions; will be for Qt-5.1
IN PROGRESS QDebug: coloring the method name (blue for debugs, red for warnings) Olivier Goffart (
TO DO QMenu: title feature, keyboard navigation (from KMenu) ? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QSqueezedTextLabel, or squeezing in QLabel ? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QFileSystemWatcher: support for watching non-existing files David Faure <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QCompleter: many missing features compared to KCompletion. Look at the completion model in as a possible replacement which would also work for QML. ? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QLocalSocket/QLocalServer: support for abstract unix sockets Thiago? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO KProcess/KShell features in Qt? Ossi <{{{3}}}>
TO DO KProcess ForwardOnlyStdErr/ForwardOnlyStdOut features in Qt? ? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QCursor: auto-hide support (see KCursor API), plus styleHint to enable this in QLineEdit/QTextEdit (and let users turn this on/off in KConfig) ? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QCursor: theme support ? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QIcon: support for overlays ? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QPushButton: support for delayed menu ? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QSystemTray: support for the new dbus protocol (see KStatusNotifierItem) ? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QRecursiveFilterProxyModel Stephen Kelly? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QPoTranslator (support for .po files, and locating them with QStandardPaths, so that libs can load them?) ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QLineEdit: support for clear button ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QLineEdit: support for text squeezing ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QLineEdit: support for URL drops (replace existing text, rather than append) ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QComboBox: support for URL drops (replace existing text, rather than append) ?? <{{{3}}}>
IN PROGRESS QTextEdit: support for place holder text like place holder text in QLineEdit Benjamin Port
TO DO QLocale & QDateTime John Layt <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Printing John Layt <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Geolocation ?? <{{{3}}}>
IN PROGRESS qDebug with categories, currently in an addon (playground/qlogger.git), plan is to have it in 5.1 Wolfgang Beck, QTBUG-19536
TO DO Merge KStandardShortcut and QKeySequence::StandardKey ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Rewrite QKeySequence::StandardKey to get the default keys from QPA, not just an enum. In KDE we can make the shortcuts configurable this way. ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QTabWidget: give the possibility to hide the tabbar (used in many places if count is 0). Preferably called setTabBarHidden(bool) / isTabBarHidden() (then deprecate ktabwidget). ?? <{{{3}}}>
IN PROGRESS QTabBar: port signals from KTabBar Ivan Komissarov (,29650)
TO DO Add support for default vs active shortcuts to QAction ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Add the triggered(Qt::MouseButtons buttons, Qt::KeyboardModifiers modifiers) signal to QAction ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Add the web color line edit to QColorDialog (KColorDialog has it) ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Add the color picker button to QColorDialog (KColorDialog has it) ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Make sure we have a QAction independent of QtWidgets in QtGui ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QToolBar should take its default settings from the global settings when running in a Plasma Workspace session (see loadKDESettings from KToolBar) ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QMainWindow should follow the KDE HIG when changing the window title in a Plasma Workspace session (see KMainWindow::setCaption) ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QInputDialog should have an equivalent of KInputDialog::getMultiLineText ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QInputDialog should have an equivalent of KInputDialog::getDouble with configurable step ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QInputDialog should have an equivalent of KInputDialog::getItemList (multi-choice, not single choice like getItem) ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO QFileDialog: add the QUrl equivalents of KFileDialog static methods to QFileDialog, should be possible to specify a optional list of protocols supported by the user code ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Make sure QDesktopServices can list the protocols it supports ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Make sure QNetworkAccessManager can list the protocols it supports ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Add icons to QTextBrowser context menu ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Add support for "whatsthis:/text" urls to QTextBrowser ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Make sure QTextBrowser automatically follows KDE settings for the wheel button behavior (scroll vs zoom) via backend ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Allow to register a default syntax highlighter type for QTextEdit, the KDE backend would register the spell checking one coming from sonnet as default ?? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO KSsl*/QSsl* merge Richard Moore <{{{3}}}>
DONE Create QPA theme plugin for setting KDE palette, font, widget style, etc. (in KDE), will require extensions on the Qt side, look at KGlobalSettings, some of it is there Kevin Ottens
DONE Extend QPA theme plugin to use KIconLoader within QIcon::fromTheme() Kevin Ottens
TO DO Make sure the QPA plugin can properly react to setting changes ? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Restore the _NET_STARTUP_INFO from Qt4 that got lost (work for the xcb backend) ? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Restore QSessionManager from Qt4 that got broken ? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Extend the QStyle API so that the styleHint() can control the default value for animated widgets (should animate or not by default?) ? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Extend the QStyle API so that the styleHint() can control the default value QSplitter::opaqueResize ? <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Make sure QDialogButtonBox Ok button has Ctrl+Return as shortcut ? <{{{3}}}>

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