Schedules/KDE4/4.1 Feature Plan

This is a list of planned features. The deadline for adding entries here for the 4.1 release is 31 March 2008.

Entries added after that date will be scheduled for the 4.2 release.


  • todo => not started yet
  • in-progress => started, but not completed yet
  • done => completed


Status Project Description Contact
DONE kdeui Add KFadeWidgetEffect to easily add fading UI transitions to KDE applications
DONE kross Add QtScript support
DONE Phonon KCM More UI feedback
IN PROGRESS kdeui Goya, a framework for inserting controls into itemviews in a really easy and fast way
IN PROGRESS kdeui Shortcut schemes for KDE applications
IN PROGRESS kmimetypetrader/kbuildsycoca Replace use of profilerc for ordering applications with new mimeapps.list standard
IN PROGRESS knewstuff Support caching, and speed up the interface through use of Models/Views and goya
IN PROGRESS Phonon KCM Handle advanced devices
IN PROGRESS KDEPrint Reintroduce KDEPrint in some form, depending on what Qt4.4 delivers.
IN PROGRESS KIO speed limits on KIO Transfers
IN PROGRESS kdeui Printing of shortcuts from the shortcut dialog
TO DO KCalenderSystem Complete migration of Jalali, Hijri, and Hebrew calendars to new code base. john Layt <[email protected]>
TO DO KCalenderSystem Add new calendar systems: Indian Civil (Saka), Ethiopean, Chinese, Pure Julian, Pure Gregorian. (Note, not all may live in kdelibs or be available as a global calendar system) john Layt <[email protected]>


Status Project Description Contact
TO DO Akonadi Move the Akonadi development library from kdepim. Volker Krause <[email protected]>
TO DO gpgme++2 newly designed gpgme++ (multithreaded, exceptions, less event loop integration: better for Windows) Marc Mutz (Gpg4win) <[email protected]>


Status Project Description Contact
IN PROGRESS Dolphin Details-view: Allow to open folders as tree (turned off per default).
IN PROGRESS Dolphin Refactor view-action handling to a DolphinViewActionHandler to share more code with DolphinPart
IN PROGRESS Dolphin Simplify selecting of files in the single-click mode (based on
IN PROGRESS Raptor The KDE4-Application-Menu
TO DO Dolphin Provide optional tooltips for files and directories. Peter Penz <[email protected]>
TO DO Konqueror Session management (save/restore session/restore from crash). Eduardo Robles Elvira <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS Konqueror Support for undo closed window.
TO DO Konqueror Allow to configure the Dolphin KPart within the Konquerors settings dialog. Peter Penz <[email protected]>


Status Project Description Contact
DONE Plasma Kickoff orientation dependent layout
IN PROGRESS Solid Refactor Solid::Control networking
IN PROGRESS Solid Backend for NetworkManager 0.7
IN PROGRESS System Settings Filtering/Lazy load category modules
IN PROGRESS KCM autostart Configure autostart desktop file
IN PROGRESS KCM emoticons Adding/editing/removing emoticons theme
TO DO Color KCM Add 'smart setting' of extended colors Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]>
TO DO Color KCM Add KDE3 scheme import Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]>
TO DO Color KCM Query kwin for supported colors; add full set of kwin colors Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]>
TO DO KDEPrint reintroduce KDEPrint Print Management tools, e.g. KCM, kprinter, kjobviewer, etc. Depends upon progress of kdelibs side of KDEPrint and Qt4.4 feature set. john Layt <[email protected]>
TO DO System Settings Administrator mode support Will Stephenson <[email protected]>
TO DO krunner Revamp GUI. Riccardo Iaconelli <[email protected]>


Status Project Description Contact
TO DO nepomuk Service that monitors file rename and delete operations and updates the metadata accordingly. kded module already exists in playground. problem: depends on inotify. Sebastian Trueg <[email protected]>


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DONE KMagnifier Add color blindness simulation
TO DO KMagnifier Refactor color menu, re-add invert, add color-shift modes to help people with color blindness Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]>


Status Project Description Contact
DONE KSystemLog KSystemLog, a Log Viewer Tool. Move from kde-apps
DONE KCron Do some refactoring in KCron
IN PROGRESS KCron Improve ergonomy and general interface
IN PROGRESS KCron Fix all existing bugs in KCron
DONE KCron Convert KCron into a KCM Module, to use it in System Settings
TO DO Environment Variables Create a environment variables KCM Module <[email protected]>


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Status Project Description Contact
TO DO Smoke2 Move Smoke2 to kdebindings-trunk. KDE-bindings developers <[email protected]>
TO DO PHP-Qt Move PHP-Qt to kdebindings-trunk. KDE-bindings developers <[email protected]>


Status Project Description Contact
DONE Kalzium Clean up the database. I am syncing with the BlueObelisk data repository again. There we decided to remove the density (not a element property but a compound property. I also removed the mean weight. We think it is better to provide correct data than a lot (but partly wrong) data.
IN PROGRESS KAlgebra Calculator Plasmoid
IN PROGRESS KAlgebra Vector support
IN PROGRESS KEduca Rewrite of the classic test writing/taking application
IN PROGRESS Parley Redesigned main window
IN PROGRESS Parley Vocabulary Plasmoid
IN PROGRESS KBruch and KPercentage Merge in 1 app
IN PROGRESS Kalzium Plasmoid to access Kalzium database
IN PROGRESS Step A physics simulator, move from playground to kdeedu module (it is now in kdereview)
TO DO KAlgebra Variables share between calculations Aleix Pol <[email protected]>
TO DO KTurtle Export canvas as image Mauricio Piacentini <[email protected]>
TO DO KTurtle Optional rulers/grid for canvas units Mauricio Piacentini <[email protected]>
TO DO KTurtle Add command line Mauricio Piacentini <[email protected]>
TO DO KTurtle Add a color picker Niels Slot <[email protected]>
TO DO Parley Declensions Frederik Gladhorn <[email protected]>
TO DO Parley Rewrite of practice Frederik Gladhorn <[email protected]>


Status Project Description Contact
DONE KDiamond New game, move to kdegames
DONE KNetWalk Better scoring system
DONE KNetWalk Add support for loading new themes
DONE Kollision Move to kdereview/kdegames
IN PROGRESS KBlocks Finish display of points and level and move to kdereview/kdegames
IN PROGRESS KGoldRunner Improved theming and animation
IN PROGRESS KGoldRunner Sound support and theming
IN PROGRESS KSquares Multiplayer support
TO DO KBlocks Add additional themes <[email protected]>
TO DO KBreakout Finish it, and move it from playground to kdegames <[email protected]>
TO DO KDiamond Get themes with KNewStuff Stefan Majewsky <[email protected]>
TO DO KGGZ Add kggzcore and kggzdmod libraries <josef>
TO DO KGGZ Add new Qt4-based core client as successor to the old KDE3-based KGGZ <josef>
TO DO KGoldRunner Also see kdegames/kgoldrunner/TODO <ianw>
TO DO KGoldRunner Hot new stuff support for themes and levels <[email protected]>
TO DO KGoldRunner Startup screen <[email protected]>
TO DO KMahjongg Reimplement the Board Editor <[email protected]>
TO DO KMines Add pause actions <[email protected]>
TO DO KNetWalk New graphic system (port to QGraphicsView) Fela Winkelmolen <[email protected]>
TO DO KShisen Port to KScoreDialog <[email protected]>
TO DO Kubrick New game, 3D OpenGL - move to playground <ianw>
TO DO Kubrick Polish up the features <ianw>
TO DO Kubrick Port to Qt4 and KDE4 <ianw>


Status Project Description Contact
DONE Gwenview Undo system
DONE Okular Better Text-To-Speech integration: speech the whole document, the current page or the selection.
DONE Okular Encryption support for ODF generator
IN PROGRESS Okular Backward direction for text search.
IN PROGRESS Okular Centralized text & graphics antialias configuration.
IN PROGRESS Okular EPub backend.
IN PROGRESS Okular Improved form support (add missing types, handle the fields better).
TO DO Gwenview Crop ratio Aurélien Gâteau <[email protected]>
TO DO Gwenview KIPI support Aurélien Gâteau <[email protected]>
TO DO Gwenview Red eye correction Aurélien Gâteau <[email protected]>
TO DO Gwenview Support for tagging with Nepomuk Aurélien Gâteau <[email protected]>
TO DO Gwenview Thumbnail bar in view and fullscreen modes Aurélien Gâteau <[email protected]>
TO DO Okular Support for document layers (mostly in PDF documents). Pino Toscano <[email protected]>


Status Project Description Contact
DONE Dragon Player A simple Phonon-based videoplayer application
IN PROGRESS Dragon Player Make Dragon indipendent from Xine
IN PROGRESS Dragon Player File Manager


Status Project Description Contact
DONE KGet Group-Settings
DONE KGet Torrent-Support
DONE KGet Transfer-Settings
DONE KGet Webinterface
DONE Kopete AIM offline messages
DONE Kopete OTR Encryption support
DONE Kopete Status manager
IN PROGRESS KGet MultiSource-Downloading
IN PROGRESS Kopete Bring back chat style and emoticon selection via knewstuff2
IN PROGRESS Kopete ICQ 6 status icons
IN PROGRESS Kopete MSNP15 implementation for MSN
IN PROGRESS Kopete Non-intrusive notification system
IN PROGRESS Kopete UPnp Support
IN PROGRESS Kopete Updated contact list interface (uses Qt 4 rather than Qt 3)
TO DO Kopete Update Kopete to better support Decibel Kopete Developers <[email protected]>
TO DO KGet Nepomuk-Integration Lukas Appelhans <[email protected]>
TO DO KGet Global Speedlimits Lukas Appelhans <[email protected]>
TO DO KGet Copy libbtcore to kdenetwork/kget Lukas Appelhans <[email protected]>
TO DO Kopete GroupWise chatroom support Will Stephenson <[email protected]>
TO DO Decibel Decibel, a framework for real time communication services. Move from playground/pim Tobias Hunger <[email protected]>
DONE KRDC Optional system tray icon (with quick access to bookmarks)
DONE KRDC Improved behavior of entering special keys for better workflow
DONE KRDC Zeroconf support (detecting remote desktop services in local network)
IN PROGRESS KRDC Bookmark dock widget for quick access to bookmars, zero conf detected services and recently used connections


Status Project Description Contact
DONE KAddressbook Ability to add LDAP search results to distribution lists
DONE KAddressbook Indication of which resource folder a contact belongs to
DONE KAddressbook Read-only view for contacts in read-only folders
DONE KAddressbook copy/cut/paste context menu items
DONE KMail Ability to easily create todos with reminders from emails
DONE KMail Ability to open messages from search results when the reader is hidden
DONE KMail Better invitation update emails showing what changed
DONE KMail Better reminder visualization in very small events
DONE KMail Better, natural language search criteria names
DONE KMail Clickable status columns
DONE KMail Client side configurability of warnings in shared folders
DONE KMail Colored ribbons for indication of signing and encryption status in the composer
DONE KMail Configuration option for whether invitation emails are automatically deleted or not when having been acted upon
DONE KMail Copy/paste and drag and drop from/to the mail composer
DONE KMail Decryption on demand in reader window
DONE KMail Display of quota information in foldertree tooltips
DONE KMail Drag and drop and copy and paste support in the search result viewer
DONE KMail Drag and drop from the mail reader window and mime-tree viewer
DONE KMail Drag and drop of folders
DONE KMail Editing of attachments from the composer
DONE KMail Export and import of filters
DONE KMail Favorites Folder
DONE KMail Folder quicksearch
DONE KMail Harmonization of actions in main and standalone mail reader windows
DONE KMail IMAP Server storage of non-standard flags
DONE KMail Improved TNEF attachment handling
DONE KMail Improved quota warnings
DONE KMail Initialize full search from quicksearch on request
DONE KMail Override font and fontsize for standalone message viewers
DONE KMail Per-folder identity configurability
DONE KMail Recursive IMAP cache troubleshooting
DONE KMail Resizable recipients area in composer
DONE KMail Support for creating new mails based on received mails (Resend)
DONE KMail Support for immediate sync of resource folders
DONE KMail Support for soft line breaking
DONE KMail Tab navigation through groups in the address completion
DONE KMail Text snippets with shortcuts and variable expansion in the composer
DONE KMail Warning about active out-of-office scripts
DONE KMail lost+found recovery of locally changed folders that lose access rights
DONE KNotes Ability to print notes
DONE KOrganizer Ability to have both distribution lists and addresbook extension visible
DONE KOrganizer Aggregated reminders view
DONE KOrganizer Better default resource colors
DONE KOrganizer Drag and drop of attachments
DONE KOrganizer Faster initial loading of kolab resources
DONE KOrganizer Forwarding and delegation of invitations
DONE KOrganizer Improved coloring of agenda view items
DONE KOrganizer Improved event printing
DONE KOrganizer Merge of the attachment view in into the main page
DONE KOrganizer Merge of the free-busy and attendee views for easier scheduling
DONE KOrganizer Month view scrolling, paging, mouse-wheeling
DONE KOrganizer More readable Kolab resource folder labels
DONE KOrganizer Redesigned incidence editor UI
DONE KOrganizer Side-by-side calendar view
DONE KOrganizer Support for by-value attachments
DONE KOrganizer Timeline calendar view
DONE Kleopatra Ability to search in internal and external certificates at the same time
DONE Kleopatra General UI Server
DONE Kleopatra New, tabbed, mainwindow design
DONE KonsoleKalendar Support "file" and "localdir" resources
DONE Kontact Config option to close despite system tray
DONE Kontact Harmonization of component naming in sidebar, configuration, summary view
DONE Kontact Right-aligned component navigation toolbar
DONE Kontact Ubiquitous sync actions
DONE ktimetracker Column-specific whatsthis-help
DONE ktimetracker Combined search and add task widget
DONE ktimetracker Drag&Drop
DONE ktimetracker File management (file->load)
DONE ktimetracker Managing history
DONE ktimetracker Tracking tasks by active applications
DONE ktimetracker Whatsthis-help dependant on if a task has been created
IN PROGRESS KPilot Finish Keyring conduit, base conduit code and test cases, category syncing
IN PROGRESS Kleopatra OpenPGP support
IN PROGRESS Kontact New Planner summary; combines Appointment+To-do+SpecialDates into 1 pretty summary
TO DO KAlarm New option to specify reminder times in minutes David Jarvie <[email protected]>
TO DO KAlarm Prevent multiple identical error messages accumulating for the same alarm David Jarvie <[email protected]>
TO DO KAlarm Remember main window show/hide options used when KAlarm closed instead of setting them in Preferences dialog David Jarvie <[email protected]>
TO DO KAlarm Remove alarm daemon and do all scheduling in kalarm itself David Jarvie <[email protected]>
TO DO KAlarm Replace simple repetitions by recurrence sub-repetitions to reduce confusion David Jarvie <[email protected]>
TO DO KAlarm Simplification and improvements to alarm edit dialog David Jarvie <[email protected]>
TO DO KMail Aggregated attachment view in the mail header area of the reader window Kolab Konsortium <[email protected]>
TO DO KMail Improved error messages and audit log for cryptographic operations Kolab Konsortium <[email protected]>
TO DO KOrganizer Ability to jump to the right day in the agenda from invitation mails Kolab Konsortium <[email protected]>
TO DO KOrganizer Drag and drop in the free-busy view Kolab Konsortium <[email protected]>
TO DO KOrganizer Support for comments in replies to invitations Kolab Konsortium <[email protected]>
TO DO KOrganizer Support for extended free-busy lists Kolab Konsortium <[email protected]>
TO DO KPilot Port old conduits to new base conduit architecture and KDE4/Qt4 Jason 'vanRijn' Kasper <[email protected]>
TO DO Kleopatra Konqueror and Dolphin Kleopatra plugins Marc Mutz (Gpg4win) <[email protected]>
TO DO Kontact Support for Kontact wide profiles Kolab Konsortium <[email protected]>
TO DO KBlogger KBlogger, a blogging application [mailto: [email protected] Christian Weilbach < [email protected]>]


Status Project Description Contact
DONE Cervisia New context menu entry "Add to Ignore List"
DONE Lokalize Move this application (formerly known as Kaider) from extragear
IN PROGRESS Cervisia A file view based on KDirModel
IN PROGRESS Lokalize various Translation Memory enhancements
IN PROGRESS Lokalize XLIFF support
IN PROGRESS KBugBuster Make it work
IN PROGRESS Kate Session plasmoid
TO DO KAppTemplate Add a PyQt template Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]>
TO DO KAppTemplate Add a Plasmoid template Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]>
TO DO KAppTemplate Add a Ruby template Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]>
TO DO KAppTemplate Add DBUS support Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]>
TO DO KAppTemplate Make a GUI for it Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]>
TO DO Lokalize Kross-based scripting Nick Shaforostoff <>
TO DO Lokalize QA: glossary checklists Nick Shaforostoff <>
TO DO kioslave svn Add Export/Import feature Laurent Montel <[email protected]>


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TO DO Okteta bytelevel editor (successor to KHexEdit). Move from playground/utils. Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <[email protected]>


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