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(php is (yet) not supported by Kross and python+ruby are already in since pre 4.0 - what's new there is direct (aka transparent) support for PyQt+QtRuby.)
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* Annotations in Kate
 
* Annotations in Kate
 
* Reimplementation of KInfoCenter
 
* Reimplementation of KInfoCenter
* Monitoring process output in KSysGuard
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* Monitoring process output and Pause/resume applications in KSysGuard
 
* Color blindness simulation in KMagnifier
 
* Color blindness simulation in KMagnifier
 
* Overhauled: KCron, cron job administration tool
 
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* Okular: better form support, better presentation mode
 
* Okular: better form support, better presentation mode
 
* Kopete: AIM offline support, OTR Encryption support, less intrusive notifications
 
* Kopete: AIM offline support, OTR Encryption support, less intrusive notifications
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* Dolphin: new selection mechanism, Copy to/Move to and file tooltips
  
 
* Too many too mention in [[/Schedules/KDE4/4.1_Feature_Plan#kdepim|KDE-PIM]]
 
* Too many too mention in [[/Schedules/KDE4/4.1_Feature_Plan#kdepim|KDE-PIM]]
 
  
 
==Improvements in frameworks==
 
==Improvements in frameworks==

Revision as of 18:11, 22 May 2008

The following features will be part of KDE 4.1:

Contents

New applications and libraries

  • New: Dragon Player multimedia player
  • New: Ruby, PyQt4 and Plasmoid templates for developers
  • New: printer applet
  • New: Okteta Hex Editor
  • New games: Kdiamond (a bejeweld clone), Kollision, Kubrick, KsirK, KBreakout
  • New: Goya
  • New: Akonadi
  • New: KSystemLog log viewer
  • New: Lokalize (formerly Kaider) computer-aided translation system
  • New: Libksane scanning library
  • New: A shared emoticon theming system (used in PIM and kopete)
  • New: Step physics simulator
  • New: PHP-Qt

Improvements in applications

  • Smooth scrolling in Konqueror
  • Session management and restore from crash in Konqueror
  • Undo closed window in Konqueror
  • Annotations in Kate
  • Reimplementation of KInfoCenter
  • Monitoring process output and Pause/resume applications in KSysGuard
  • Color blindness simulation in KMagnifier
  • Overhauled: KCron, cron job administration tool
  • KGet: web interface, transfer settings, torrent support, nepomuk integration, global speedlimits
  • KRDC: ZeroConf support, now detects remote desktops
  • KLinkStatus general improvements
  • Calculator plasmoid and vector support in KAlgebra
  • Molecular editing in Kalzium
  • Improved OpenStreetMap support in Marble
  • Parley has its main windows redesigned
  • Treeview, tabs and tooltips in Dolphin
  • ZeroConf support for KBattleShip
  • Gwenview: undo system, among others
  • Okular: better form support, better presentation mode
  • Kopete: AIM offline support, OTR Encryption support, less intrusive notifications
  • Dolphin: new selection mechanism, Copy to/Move to and file tooltips

Improvements in frameworks

  • Support for 3rd party icon themes
  • Support for QtScript, Java, PyQt and QtRuby in the Kross scripting framework
  • CSS3 Media Query in KHTML
  • GStreamer, Quicktime, DirectShow9 Phonon backends
  • Subtitle support in Phonon
  • Caching and interface improvement in KNewStuff
  • DXS support in KNewStuff
  • Add support for galago-like desktop notifications spec
  • Simpler selection of files in single-click mode
  • Font selection dialog has previews now
  • Inline editing and text shadows in the fileview
  • Richtext editor widget
  • Prospective loading of other network resources in KHTML
  • Support for Freedesktop.org's desktop-bookmark-spec

Window Manager and Desktop

  • New coverswitch and wobbly windows effect in KWin
  • Selecting a different window manager in the session module
  • Widgets on Canvas
  • Webkit support
  • OSX Dashboard widget support
  • Orientation-dependant layout in Kickoff
  • More polished kickoff
  • Multiple, resizable and relocatable Plasma panel
  • New interface and configuration dialog for KRunner
  • Desktop Search support in KRunner
  • Kross and Plasma integration in SuperKaramba
  • Menu editing via kickoff->rightclick
  • Installing icons themes, splash screens, emoticons and Plasma themes via KNewStuff
  • Systemsettings module for Nepomuk and Strigi

New platforms


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