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== Purpose ==
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K New Stuff (or Get Hot New Stuff) is an integrated data service which allows users to share and download themes, templates, wallpapers, and more through a single click of a button in the application.
 
 
 
[[File:KNS_Button.png]]
 
 
 
== Guidelines ==
 
KNS is not able to install files that are hosted on third-party websites, it is important that every KNS button is accompanied by a button to install a resource from a local file.
 
 
 
The text of a KNS button should be made of these parts:
 
*Icon: use get-hot-new-stuff.png
 
*Instruction: "Get New"
 
*Object: The type of file the user will download
 
*Ellipsis: To indicate the user must provide additional input to complete the task
 
 
 
== Implementation ==
 
* [http://api.kde.org/4.10-api/kdelibs-apidocs/knewstuff/html/classKNS3_1_1Button.html KNS3::Button]
 
* [http://api.kde.org/4.10-api/kdelibs-apidocs/knewstuff/html/namespaceKNS3.html KNS3 namespace]
 
 
 
== See also ==
 
 
 
For more information about the usability issues regarding the KNS button, see [http://obso1337.org/hci/kde/KNS_Review_July_14_2009.pdf this report].
 

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