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Month: December 2010

Re: [trinity-devel] Returning some functionality removed from KDE

From: Katheryne Draven <borgqueen4@...>
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2010 15:43:01 -0500
If its possible that would be grand.

On 12/6/10, Ilya Chernykh <neptunia@...> wrote:
> Hi! Is it possible to return some behavior of KDE 3.1 and KDE 2?
> My impression that some things became much worser with later versions of
> KDE.
> Namely,
> - They removed the 3D appearance of Kicker. First from KDE 3.2 they removed
> the frame around the taskbar buttons and make the buttons larger (I would
> say, too large). Next, from some later release they removed 3D appearance
> from taskbar buttons, so they are not pushed like other buttons any more,
> only the bold font shows which application is currently selected.
> - Is it possible to make an option to remove the thick separators from the K
> menu, like it was in KDE 3.1?
> - In KDE2 when you press K button and then launch another application, the
> menu does not disappear, this makes easy making screenshots
> - In KDE2 when you hover over the quick launch items, the icons are
> enlarged.
> - In KDE2 when you press "minimize all windows" button and then klick on a
> folder on desktop, only that folder opens in a window. In KDE 3.5 all
> windows
> restored.
> - In KDE2 the frames around names of items on the desktop are dotted like in
> Windows and shown reliably: do not twinkle when you press mouse on another
> place on the desktop and always shown completely. In KDE3 they twinkle and
> sometimes shown only by half. The names of items in KDE2 shown exactly in
> the
> center relative to icon while in KDE 3.5 the names often shifted from the
> middle.
> - The K menu in KDE 3.5.10 is often shifted when displayed first time after
> reboot or changing settings. This depends on the icon theme used: all OK
> with
> Crystalsvg but problems with Slick, KDE Classic and others
> - I would also want see more exciting icon themes and Qt styles which one
> can
> see on the old 200-2005 screenshots.