For some time I have been working on Kickoff (the alternate panel under
Kicker). I have resolved a few problems and have created a patch to fix up
the problems. It closes at least bug 508 and 281
First of all, KNewButton is a terrible and bloated implementation of the
KButton class, with animations that didn't work or do anything really. it
does however have things that are required for the kickoff menu.
So I stripped all the crap out of KNewButton and got it to work with the
same settings that the regular kbutton does. This also fixes a bug with
transparency that wasn't reported.
Also I fixed the problem with the "computer" tab that was causing a endless
Once the tree unfreezes I plan on working on kickoff further.