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This is a list of planned features for the 4.2 release.
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See also:
 
* [[Schedules/KDE4/4.2 Release Schedule]]
 
* [[Schedules/KDE4/4.1 Feature Plan]]
 
* [[Schedules/KDE4/Goals]]
 
 
 
Legend:
 
* todo => not started yet
 
* in-progress => started, but not completed yet
 
* done => completed
 
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= Other =
 
{| class="sortable" border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border: gray solid 1px; border-collapse: collapse; text-align: left; width: 100%;"
 
|- style="background: #ececec; white-space:nowrap;"
 
! Status !! Project !! Description !! Contact
 
{{FeatureTodo|System Settings|add Administrator mode button|?|?}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Eigen|Finish version 2.0 and move it to kdesupport|[email protected]|Benoît Jacob}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Eigen|Port all Eigen-using code in KDE and KOffice to Eigen 2.0|[email protected]|Benoît Jacob}}
 
|}
 
 
 
= kdelibs =
 
{| class="sortable" border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border: gray solid 1px; border-collapse: collapse; text-align: left; width: 100%;"
 
|- style="background: #ececec; white-space:nowrap;"
 
! Status !! Project !! Description !! Contact
 
{{FeatureInProgress|kross|Extend QtScript integration.|[email protected]|Sebastian Sauer}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|KDEPrint|Reintroduce KDEPrint in some form, depending on what Qt4.4 delivers.|[email protected]|john Layt}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KDEPrint|Add framework for standard actions for 'Send to...' for e-mail, fax, etc by printing to PDF/PS.|[email protected]|John Layt}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KDEPrint|Migrate FilePrinter class from Okular to enable file printing for all apps via QPrinter, modify to utilise new Qt4.4 features.  To be discussed on k-c-d first.|[email protected]|John Layt}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|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)|[email protected]|John Layt}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KLocale|Implement KLocale based methods to return weekend days and day of religious observance.  Currently KCalendarSystem provides dayOfPray(), but for Gregorian this is not correct in all locales where it is used.  Currently KDatePicker hardcodes Saturday and dayOfPray() as weekend days which may not be correct in all locales.  To be discussed first on k-c-d and with kdepim.|[email protected]|John Layt}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Phonon|add Port class for fine grained control over data flow between Phonon objects|[email protected]|Matthias Kretz}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Phonon|make AbstractMediaStream/StreamInterface threadsafe|[email protected]|Matthias Kretz}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Phonon|"low-level" PCM I/O with at least an ALSA implementation|[email protected]|Matthias Kretz and Ian Monroe}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Phonon|VideoWidget snapshot function|[email protected]|Matthias Kretz}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|KConfig|API review and export KConfigBackend|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|KConfig|Make KConfigSkeleton KConfigGroup aware|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|KConfig|Make KConfigDialog work nicer with KConfigSkeleton + manually managed widgets|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
|}
 
 
 
= kdebase-workspace =
 
{| class="sortable" border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border: gray solid 1px; border-collapse: collapse; text-align: left; width: 100%;"
 
|- style="background: #ececec; white-space:nowrap;"
 
! Status !! Project !! Description !! Contact
 
{{FeatureTodo|Color KCM|Add 'smart setting' of extended colors|[email protected]|Matthew Woehlke}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Color KCM|Add KDE3 scheme import|[email protected]|Matthew Woehlke}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Color KCM|Query kwin for supported colors; add full set of kwin colors|[email protected]|Matthew Woehlke}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|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.|[email protected]|john Layt}}
 
|- border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border
 
! colspan="4" style="text-align: center" |KRunner
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Krunner|Configuration options for blacklisting, user ranking, runner ranking, learning|[email protected]|Jordi Polo}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Krunner|SearchMatch configuration|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Krunner|Simple learning|[email protected]|Jordi Polo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Krunner|Simple GUI for above options|[email protected]|Jordi Polo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Krunner|Runners able to share parsing|[email protected]|Jordi Polo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Krunner|Noun-Verb support|[email protected]|Ryan P. Bitanga}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Krunner|Implement Nuno's UI polishings|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Krunner|Runtime syntax documentation|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Krunner|Runner configuration|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Krunner|Search set paging|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
|- border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border
 
! colspan="4" style="text-align: center" |Plasma
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Plasma|Welcome plasmoid|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Plasma|Collapsing Applet convenience class|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Plasma|JOLIE Integration|[email protected]|Kevin Ottens}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Plasma|Notification plasmoid|[email protected]|Dmitry Suzdalev}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Plasma|Taskbar grouping|[email protected]|Christian Mollekopf}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Plasma|Plasmagik packaging (and package classes)|[email protected]|Riccardo Iaconelli}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Plasma|Networkmanager Plasmoid and DataEngine|[email protected]|Christopher Blauvelt}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Plasma|Small Form Factors|[email protected]|Marijn Kruisselbrink}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Plasma|Plasma On Screensaver|[email protected]|Chani Armitage}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Plasma|Extenders|[email protected]|Rob Scheepmaker}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Plasma|Website update|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Plasma|Techbase Tutorials|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|Wallpaper plugins|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|Context menu plugins|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|Add New Widgets: Pluggable widget browser|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|Activity<->Virtual Desktop Affinity|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|Optional Per-Virtual Desktop DesktopView|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|Make non-SVG painting in Plasma low-color and non-anim friendly|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|Separate Desktop Settings from DesktopContainment|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|Runtime DataEngine documentation (sources, usage, etc)|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|Panel Autohide|aseigo[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|Plasma Popup Tips|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|Keyboard Shortcut Config UI|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|Systray++ Spec|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|Script Security Framework|[email protected]|Aaron Seigo}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|physics-based animator|[email protected]|Riccardo Iaconelli}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|New wallpapers|[email protected]|Riccardo Iaconelli}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|New way of handling wallpapers and different sizes (package format, and so on...)|[email protected]|Riccardo Iaconelli}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Plasma|Top-level windows plasmoids|[email protected]|Riccardo Iaconelli}}
 
|}
 
 
 
= kdepimlibs =
 
{| class="sortable" border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border: gray solid 1px; border-collapse: collapse; text-align: left; width: 100%;"
 
|- style="background: #ececec; white-space:nowrap;"
 
! Status !! Project !! Description !! Contact
 
|}
 
 
 
= kdenetwork =
 
{| class="sortable" border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border: gray solid 1px; border-collapse: collapse; text-align: left; width: 100%;"
 
|- style="background: #ececec; white-space:nowrap;"
 
! Status !! Project !! Description !! Contact
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Kopete|MSNP15 implementation for MSN|[email protected]|Matt Rogers}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Kopete|UPnp Support|[email protected]|Matt Rogers}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Kopete|Updated contact list interface (uses Qt 4 rather than Qt 3)|[email protected]|Matt Rogers}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Kopete|Update Kopete to better support Decibel|[email protected]|Kopete Developers}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Kopete|Contacts plasmoid|[email protected]|Dennis Nienhüser}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|KGet|MultiSource-Downloading|[email protected]|Lukas Appelhans}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|KGet|Support mms://-protocol, see https://launchpad.net/libmms|[email protected]|Lukas Appelhans}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KGet|MLDonkey-Plugin based on libkmldonkey|[email protected]|Lukas Appelhans}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Plasma|Network Manager Applet|[email protected]|Christopher Blauvelt}}
 
|}
 
 
 
= kdepim =
 
{| class="sortable" border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border: gray solid 1px; border-collapse: collapse; text-align: left; width: 100%;"
 
|- style="background: #ececec; white-space:nowrap;"
 
! Status !! Project !! Description !! Contact
 
{{FeatureTodo|Kjots| Import notes from KNotes as KJots pages. |[email protected]|Stephen Kelly}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Kjots| Email KJots pages using default mail client ({{bug|124509}}. |[email protected]|Stephen Kelly}}
 
|}
 
 
 
= kdeutils =
 
{| class="sortable" border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border: gray solid 1px; border-collapse: collapse; text-align: left; width: 100%;"
 
|- style="background: #ececec; white-space:nowrap;"
 
! Status !! Project !! Description !! Contact
 
{{FeatureTodo|Power Manager|import either Guidance Power Manager or move kde4powersaver into kdeutils|?|?}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Okteta|add Kate-like search tool|[email protected]|Friedrich W. H. Kossebau}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Okteta|refactor KByteArrayView|[email protected]|Friedrich W. H. Kossebau}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Okteta|add support for memory mapping of files|[email protected]|Friedrich W. H. Kossebau}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Okteta|parameter dialog for "Copy as..."|[email protected]|Friedrich W. H. Kossebau}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Okteta|add support for jobs like io, printing, string search or filter|[email protected]|Friedrich W. H. Kossebau}}
 
|}
 
 
 
= kdebindings =
 
{| class="sortable" border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border: gray solid 1px; border-collapse: collapse; text-align: left; width: 100%;"
 
|- style="background: #ececec; white-space:nowrap;"
 
! Status !! Project !! Description !! Contact
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Smoke|Wrap some more APIs (at least Akanodi for all languages and Plasma for C#)|[email protected]|KDE-bindings developers}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|krossjava|Integrate into e.g. SuperKaramba and fix issues that show up.|[email protected]|Sebastian Sauer}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|krossjava|Documentation++|[email protected]|Sebastian Sauer}}
 
|}
 
 
 
= kdegames =
 
{| class="sortable" border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border: gray solid 1px; border-collapse: collapse; text-align: left; width: 100%;"
 
|- style="background: #ececec; white-space:nowrap;"
 
! Status !! Project !! Description !! Contact
 
{{FeatureInProgress|libkdegames|New highscore management system|milliams|Matt Williams}}
 
{{FeatureDone|kdiamond|Drag jewels|[email protected]|Stefan Majewsky}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|kdiamond|Optional OpenGL rendering|[email protected]|Stefan Majewsky}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|ksirk|Map scrolling arrows|[email protected]|Gaël de Chalendar}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|ksirk|KHotNewStuff skins|[email protected]|Gaël de Chalendar}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|ksirk|Jabber based net game finding|[email protected]|Gaël de Chalendar}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|ksirk|Use only names in skins instead of numeric ids|[email protected]|Gaël de Chalendar}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|ksirk|Skins editor|[email protected]|Gaël de Chalendar}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|ktron|Port and remake the KTron game for KDE 4.2|[email protected]|Stas Verberkt}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KNetWalk|Support for custom and non-square board sizes|[email protected]|Fela Winkelmolen}}
 
|}
 
 
 
= kdesdk =
 
{| class="sortable" border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border: gray solid 1px; border-collapse: collapse; text-align: left; width: 100%;"
 
|- style="background: #ececec; white-space:nowrap;"
 
! Status !! Project !! Description !! Contact
 
{{FeatureDone|Kate|Port and reenable the Snippets plugin.|[email protected]|Jakob Petsovits}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|perldoc KIOSlave|Move perldoc KIOSlave from playground to kdesdk (awaiting feature window opening)|michael.pyne&#64;kdemail&#46;net|Michael Pyne}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Lokalize|XLIFF support|shafff-at-ukr.net|Nick Shaforostoff}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Lokalize|various Translation Memory enhancements|shafff-at-ukr.net|Nick Shaforostoff}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Lokalize|Kross-based scripting|shafff-at-ukr.net|Nick Shaforostoff}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Lokalize|QA: glossary checklists|shafff-at-ukr.net|Nick Shaforostoff}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KAppTemplate|Add DBUS support in templates|[email protected]|Anne-Marie Mahfouf}}
 
{{FeatureDone|Umbrello|Port code generation wizard to QWizard and replace all q3 widgets|[email protected]|Andi Fischer}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Umbrello|Replace all q3 widgets in the refactoring assistant|[email protected]|Andi Fischer}}
 
|}
 
 
 
= kdeedu =
 
{| class="sortable" border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border: gray solid 1px; border-collapse: collapse; text-align: left; width: 100%;"
 
|- style="background: #ececec; white-space:nowrap;"
 
! Status !! Project !! Description !! Contact
 
{{FeatureInProgress|KEduca|Rewrite of the classic test writing/taking application|[email protected]|Matt Williams}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KLettres|Number support|[email protected]|Anne-Marie Mahfouf}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KLettres|Theme manager|[email protected]|Anne-Marie Mahfouf}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|KHangMan|Add a Open File action|[email protected]|Anne-Marie Mahfouf}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KHangMan|Integrate an editor|[email protected]|Anne-Marie Mahfouf}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KHangMan|Plasmoid|[email protected]|Anne-Marie Mahfouf}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KHangMan|Theme manager|[email protected]|Anne-Marie Mahfouf}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KLettres|Visual indicator when letter is wrong|[email protected]|Anne-Marie Mahfouf}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Kalzium|Port Kalzium's periodic table to use new QGraphicsView.|[email protected]|Marcus D. Hanwell}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Kalzium|Plasmoid to access Kalzium database|[email protected]|Carsten Niehaus}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Step|Improve GUI for creating softbody|[email protected]|Vladimir Kuznetsov}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Step|Use common constraints handling code for collisions|[email protected]|Vladimir Kuznetsov}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|KAlgebra|New parser using QLALR|[email protected]|Aleix Pol}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Parley|Declensions|[email protected]|Frederik Gladhorn}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|KStars|Tool to predict Conjunctions|[email protected]|Akarsh Simha}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Marble|Export map to MxN pixel bitmap|[email protected]|Inge Wallin}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Marble|Support for MarbleWidget::setEnabled( bool )|[email protected]|Inge Wallin}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Marble|Map Contents translation|[email protected]|Torsten Rahn}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Marble|Layer Management Class|[email protected]|Torsten Rahn}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Marble|Plugin architecture for map layers|[email protected]|Torsten Rahn}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Marble|DGML2 Support|[email protected]|Torsten Rahn}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Marble|KDE-Version settings dialog|[email protected]|Torsten Rahn}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Marble|Port authors list from the Qt-About dialog to the KDE-About dialog|[email protected]|Torsten Rahn}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Marble|Qt-Version settings dialog|[email protected]|Torsten Rahn}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Marble|Improved KML support|[email protected]|Torsten Rahn}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Marble|OpenStreetMap support using original OSM tiles|[email protected]|Torsten Rahn}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Marble|Real Time Cloud-Cover|[email protected]|David Roberts / Torsten Rahn}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Marble|Mercator Projection|[email protected]|Inge Wallin}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Marble|More generic projection support|[email protected]|Inge Wallin}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Marble|Usage of Marble in
 
non-widgets|[email protected]|Inge Wallin}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Kig|Properties dialog for objects.|[email protected]|Pino Toscano}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Kig|Improve construction of bisect lines.|[email protected]|Pino Toscano}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Kig|Improve feedback when constructing objects.|[email protected]|Pino Toscano}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Kig|More geometric objects.|[email protected]|Pino Toscano}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Kig|Script objects as macros (to be reused more than once).|[email protected]|Pino Toscano}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|Kig|Improve the Cabri import filter.|[email protected]|Pino Toscano}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KTurtle|Export canvas as image|[email protected]|Mauricio Piacentini}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KTurtle|Optional rulers/grid for canvas units|[email protected]|Mauricio Piacentini}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KTurtle|Add command line|[email protected]|Mauricio Piacentini}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KTurtle|Add a color picker|[email protected]|Niels Slot}}
 
|}
 
 
 
= kdemultimedia =
 
{| class="sortable" border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border: gray solid 1px; border-collapse: collapse; text-align: left; width: 100%;"
 
|- style="background: #ececec; white-space:nowrap;"
 
! Status !! Project !! Description !! Contact
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Dragon Player|Make Dragon indipendent from Xine|[email protected]|Ian Monroe}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Dragon Player|File Manager|[email protected]|Ian Monroe}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Dragon Player|play media dialog|[email protected]|Ian Monroe}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Dragon Player|slider changes|[email protected]|Ian Monroe}}
 
{{FeatureInProgress|Dragon Player|show info while playing audio files|[email protected]|Ian Monroe}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|JuK|Remove Qt/KDE3 support lib requirements|[email protected]|Michael Pyne}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|JuK|Allow setting covers directly from URLs supported by KIO - drag/drop already allows this however|[email protected]|Michael Pyne}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|JuK|Use XCOMPOSITE real transparency when available for the track announcement popup|[email protected]|Michael Pyne}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|JuK|Allow disabling crossfade|[email protected]|Michael Pyne}}
 
|}
 
 
 
= kdeaccessibility =
 
{| class="sortable" border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border: gray solid 1px; border-collapse: collapse; text-align: left; width: 100%;"
 
|- style="background: #ececec; white-space:nowrap;"
 
! Status !! Project !! Description !! Contact
 
{{FeatureTodo|KMagnifier|Refactor color menu, re-add invert, break current color blindness code into "daltonize" and "simulate"|[email protected]|Matthew Woehlke}}
 
{{FeatureTodo|KMagnifier|Add color-shift modes to help people with color blindness|[email protected]|Matthew Woehlke}}
 
|}
 
 
 
= kdegraphics =
 
{| class="sortable" border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" style="border: gray solid 1px; border-collapse: collapse; text-align: left; width: 100%;"
 
|- style="background: #ececec; white-space:nowrap;"
 
! Status !! Project !! Description !! Contact
 
{{FeatureDone|KSnapshot|Add support for grabbing a single screen in multihead|[email protected]|Richard Moore}}
 

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