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= Plasma Workspace =
 
== basic functionality ==
 
* Storage devices can now automatically be mounted
 
* Networkmanager frontend (knetworkmanager)
 
** Experimental network-manager plasma widget
 
 
 
* Improved layout for the battery widget's popup
 
* OpenGL accelerated popup animation
 
* Support for Plasma widgets in the system tray
 
* System tray items can now be automatically shown or hidden
 
* Workflow and layout improvements in the device manager widget
 
* Improved KMix OSD
 
 
 
== Window & Compositing Manager ==
 
* New: Window maximizing and tiling by snapping to the screen-edges ("Aero Snap")
 
* Native window tabs: Arbitrary windows can be grouped in tabs
 
* Window Management Plugin for KRunner
 
* Subtle animations in the window decoration, and other options to customize the window behavior
 
* Alt+Tab window switching improvements
 
* Improvements in present windows, flip switch, logout effect
 
 
 
== Other widgets and addons ==
 
* Bookmark runner now also supports Firefox' bookmarks
 
 
 
 
 
= KDE Development Platform =
 
* KAuth: Authorization framework, harnesses PolicyKit, used in
 
** Font installer
 
** System Activity
 
* Nepomuk:
 
** New Virtuoso backend, much faster, more scalable
 
** Nepomuk: KIO slave for querying Nepomuk resources
 
** Nepomuk is now able to search on non-mounted media
 
* libksane (scanner library): basic scanner support for Windows
 
* improved exiv2 support in libkexiv2
 
* Add Odd/Even page selection and server-side page selection when using CUPS
 
* KDE integration of QtWebKit (cookies, proxies, etc. but not KPart)
 
* Thumbnail previews for Comicbook format
 
* Add new calendar systems: Indian Civil (Saka), Pure Julian, Pure Gregorian.
 
 
 
 
 
= KDE Applications =
 
== Basic ==
 
* Dolphin: integrated searching
 
 
 
== PIM / Groupware ==
 
* New: KAddressbook rewrite for Akonadi
 
* KMail:
 
** Archiving of emails
 
** Improved recipient picker
 
** searching by tag
 
** Clickable HTML statusbar
 
** Collapsible recipient fields
 
** Error messages are now passive, less disturbant to workflow
 
** Templating improvements
 
 
 
== Educational & Games ==
 
* KStars: Observation plan manager
 
* KAlgebra
 
** support for lists
 
** better MathML presentation support, lambda expressions, jump detections
 
** new 2d parametric function plotting
 
* New Edu app: Cantor
 
* New Edu app: Rocs
 
* New game: Granatier
 
* New game: Palapeli
 
 
 
== Network ==
 
* Kopete: Create avatars from a webcam
 
* KRDC:
 
** Telepathy Tubes support,
 
** full screen switching
 
* KGet:
 
** better support for verification of downloaded files
 
** Broken downloads can be repaired
 
** Support for adding mirrors, moving and renaming files while downloading
 
** Assistant to create metalinks
 
 
 
== Utilities ==
 
* Okteta Hex Editor:
 
** Improved selecting mechanism
 
** Base64 encoding
 
** Split views
 
** Storing of bookmarks
 
 
 
== non-SC Applications ==
 
 
 
* Digikam (stable KDE4 release in December)
 
* Amarok
 
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