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You can find out about the schedule for 3.1 in the [[Schedules/KDE_3.1_Release_Schedule|KDE 3.1 release plan]].
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If you cannot finish a feature in time, please consider moving it to the [[Schedules/KDE_3.2_Feature_Plan |  KDE 3.2 Planned Features]].
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* All [http://bugs.kde.org/buglist.cgi?short_desc_type=allwordssubstr&short_desc=&long_desc_type=allwordssubstr&long_desc=&bug_file_loc_type=allwordssubstr&bug_file_loc=&bug_status=UNCONFIRMED&bug_status=NEW&bug_status=ASSIGNED&bug_status=REOPENED&bug_severity=critical&emailassigned_to1=1&emailtype1=substring&email1=&emailassigned_to2=1&emailreporter2=1&emailcc2=1&emailtype2=substring&email2=&bugidtype=include&bug_id=&votes=&changedin=&chfieldfrom=&chfieldto=Now&chfieldvalue=&cmdtype=doit&newqueryname=&order=Reuse+same+sort+as+last+time&field0-0-0=noop&type0-0-0=noop&value0-0-0= outstanding critical bugs] in the bugs database, if any
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<center>In Progress<br />(works mostly)</center>
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==KDE libs==
* SSL certificate policies based on host name <[email protected]>
* A detailed list view for KFileMetaInfo, Rolf Magnus <ramagnus at kde dot org>
* Page info and frame info dialog, working but could be enhanced. George Staikos
==KDE Print==
* LPRng plugin rewrite
* A konqsiderbar plugin for KFileMetaInfo, Rolf Magnus <ramagnus at kde dot org>
* A detailed list view for KFileMetaInfo, Rolf Magnus <ramagnus at kde dot org>
* Integrating searching for metadata and multimedia files (using KFileMetaInfo and [http://www.gnu.org/software/gift/ GIFT] / [http://devel-home.kde.org/~pfeiffer/kmrml/ kmrml]) in the "Find" dialog, Carsten Pfeiffer <[email protected]>
* Ability to merge custom menu with desktop menu, Waldo Bastian
* "[DesktopIcons] GridXSpacing" in kdeglobals controls LineUp horizontal spacing.
* "[Mouse Buttons] WheelSwitchesWorkspace=true" in kdesktoprc activates mouse wheel switching.
==KFile Plugins==
* '''gif'''<nowiki>: Able to set gif comments, and display gif metadata. Bryce Nesbitt (bryce2 at obviously.com).</nowiki>
* '''desktop'''<nowiki>: Get information about desktop entry files, Rolf Magnus <ramagnus at kde dot org></nowiki>
* '''vCard'''<nowiki>: Displays name and email address, Shane Wright <me at shanewright.co.uk></nowiki>
==KDE Admin==
* '''kcmlinuz <[email protected]>'''
** Make it a standalone application to waste less screen space
** Add capability to search for configuration options
* Create video framework
* Port applications to use new framework
* Consistent i18n everywhere
* Add caching vorbis playobject to base distribution so we can distribute KDE sounds in a much smaller format
* Make it possible to replace K-Menu with custom menu, Waldo Bastian
* KImageViewer interface
* KView Plugins
* Plugin for slideshows
* Printing
* proper support for the mousewheel
* Automatic resizing
* A KCM for changing X11 resolution and gamma correction, emma85x at yahoo.com
* Implementation of kvim part (Eray Ozkural <[email protected]>, KVim development mailing list <[email protected]>)
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* Create framework to effectivly "disable" certain features. Think kiosk-mode, think "don't allow user to select custom wallpapers in public places", Waldo Bastian <[email protected]>
* New hiding mode: into background. Unhide can be triggered by moving to mouse to a corner.
* Reorganize hiding options in control module.
* Support for multiple clocks, set to different time zones, Rik Hemsley <[email protected]>
* Group tasks only when taskbar full (Simon MacMullen)
* Konsole button converted to menuext with bookmark support. (Berend De Schouwer)
* Support for mouse-over animation like konqueror and kdesktop, Allan Sandfeld <[email protected]>
* A modified thumbnail kioslave to use a thumbnail extracted from the file if possible, rather than scanning the entire file., Rolf Magnus <ramagnus at kde dot org> and Frank Pieczynski <pieczy at knuut dot de>
* Inclusion of kio_fish, a KIO-slave to access a remote filesystem via SSH/SCP
* kio_smtp clean up for efficiency and correctness
* Tabbed browsing support (Doug Hanley)
* Folder icons reflect contents (Simon MacMullen)
* Enable / disable all previews at once (Simon MacMullen)
* Digital camera jpeg previews obey orientation information
* Add multiple selection to bookmark editor, Alexander Kellett <[email protected]>
* Show 256x256 previews in the iconview tooltip - Simon MacMullen
* Offer to re-post form data when reloading the result of a formular - David Faure
* Support all the common Microsoft symbols (TM, Bullet, Stupid Quotes, etc.) that infect webpages today.
* Auto-scroll for web pages controlled by Shift+arrow keys.
* Allow user to select in a nice treeview which entries he wants to be added.
* Kate: make the XML plugin completion popup automatically (Daniel Naber)
* Kate: add an XML checker (frontend to xmllint) (Daniel Naber)
* Improved task information, Richard Moore <[email protected]><br /> (see http://xmelegance.org/devel/ for code and docs):
** KPassivePopup - A popup widget displayed adjacent to the taskbar icon of window.
** KWindowInfo - A utility class that allows messages to be displayed in the window title and icon.  These classes are now in kdelibs.
* Activate rtsp:// handler, George Staikos
* A new kioslave/job for asynchronous reading KFileMetaInfo of a KFileItemList, Rolf Magnus <ramagnus at kde dot org>
* Added "Open File", "Open Destination" and "Keep this window open" to download progress dialog.
* KDatePicker gained week number (ISO 8601) display and selection.
* Fix khtml printing (Waldo Bastian)
* Extended the DCOP command-line client to (i) enable non-GUI applicatons (such as shell scripts, cron jobs, and system processes) to use DCOP; and (ii) send DCOP messages to multiple users and/or sessions concurrently.<br /> This would enable, for example, the system shutdown command to pop up a dialog to all system users informing them of a pending shutdown. (Martijn Klingens <[email protected]>)
* new class KNotifyDialog allows the user to configure the app's notifications. (Carsten Pfeiffer)
* Allow automatic synchronizing of the otherwise separate X11 Clipboard and Selection. (Carsten Pfeiffer)
* New method in KLocale to retrieve/set first day of a week (needed for some Asian countries where the week doesn't start on Monday or Sunday) (Lukas Tinkl)
* The date picker widget now fully respects the first day of a week (Lukas Tinkl)
* Support for multimedia keys (XF86_XKBack etc.). (Lubos Lunak)
* Delayed on-demand icon loading improving startup performance. (Lubos Lunak)
==KFile Plugins==
* '''jpeg'''<nowiki>: From the GUI or the command line, able to display & set jpeg comments, and show digital camera exif (extended information) data. Who knows, one day it may even play audio files embedded inside images. Frank Pieczynski <pieczy at knuut dot de> and Bryce (bryce2 at obviously.com).</nowiki>
* '''diff'''<nowiki>: Display some basic info about a diff file, such as number of lines changed, added, removed, format of the diff, etc. Otto Bruggeman <bruggie at bruggie dot dnsalias dot org></nowiki>
* '''c++'''<nowiki>: Get some stats like lines of code and comment and the number of included files, Rolf Magnus <ramagnus at kde dot org></nowiki>
* '''rpm'''<nowiki>: Information like package name and version, Laurence Anderson <l.d.anderson at warwick dot ac dot uk></nowiki>
* '''deb'''<nowiki>: Information like package name and version, Laurence Anderson <l.d.anderson at warwick dot ac dot uk></nowiki>
* '''ico'''<nowiki>: Display # of icons, resolution and # colors of 1st icon, Shane Wright <me at shanewright.co.uk></nowiki>
* '''targa'''<nowiki>: Display resolution, bit depth, and compression method, Shane Wright <me at shanewright.co.uk></nowiki>
* '''xbm'''<nowiki>: Display resolution, Shane Wright <me at shanewright.co.uk></nowiki>
* '''bmp'''<nowiki>: Display type, resolution, bit depth, and compression method, Shane Wright <me at shanewright.co.uk></nowiki>
* '''au'''<nowiki>: Display length, sample rate, encoding, Shane Wright <me at shanewright.co.uk></nowiki>
* '''html'''<nowiki>: Read title, doctype and metatags, and whether the file contains javascript, Rolf Magnus <ramagnus at kde dot org></nowiki>
* '''tiff'''<nowiki>: Read the usual image information like resolution as well as the comments that are available, Nadeem Hasan <nhasan at nadmm dot com></nowiki>
* '''txt'''<nowiki>: Create output similar to the wc command, showing things like number of words and lines, Nadeem Hasan <nhasan at nadmm dot com></nowiki>
* '''folder'''<nowiki>: Displays number of files contained and space used (Simon MacMullen)</nowiki>
* '''avi'''<nowiki>: Displays resolution, length, fps and codecs used, Shane Wright <me at shanewright.co.uk></nowiki>
* '''message/rfc822'''<nowiki>: Displays From, To, Subject and Content-Type lines, Shane Wright <me at shanewright.co.uk></nowiki>
* Added "cutToBeginningOfLine" option.
* Made timeout for "Monitor for Silence" configurable.
* kfile-bookmarks menu integration ("Add Bookmark" on non-Linux only with "\[\e]31;\w\a\]" prompt).
* Start new shell at given bookmark (supports ssh://[email protected] and telnet://host like bookmarks).
* konsolepart uses BrowserExtension::openURLRequest() (only with "\[\e]31;\w\a\]" prompt).
* Session management saves initial or current (non-Linux only if set with "\[\e]31;\w\a\]" prompt) directory.
* Extended drag and drop popupmenu with "cp", "ln" and "mv" entries.
* Session views are temporarily detachable from main window.
* Improved "Find in History...": Regular expressions support, "Find Next", "Find Previous".
* Shortcuts are now configurable via graphical interface.
* Added shortcuts for session switch menu, switching to first 12 sessions and font size variation.
* Made Ctrl-S/Ctrl-Q flow control (Ctrl-S freezes shell) an option with default off.
* Parameters for keyboard and schema selection.
* "Clear Terminal" and "Reset and Clear Terminal" commands.
* Optionally prevent programs from changing the window size.
* Support for Unix98 tty devices.
* "Copy" menu entries and don't write to clipboard automatically.
* Addition of "random" background colours, and the "BlackOnLightColour" schema, Alexander Kellett <[email protected]
* Allow to save current sessions as profile and start them with --profile parameter.
* Added "--noclose" parameter to not close Konsole when command exits.
* Add "Dynamic Word Wrap" (soft wrapping of the textlines at the window border)
* Add "Code Folding" (now you can collapse/expand for example functions on C++)
* Improved printing, which means: print line number, print with syntaxhighlighting, ...
* Fix XIM input, enhance Unicode support (sorry, bidi support still missing)
* Updated Plugin-Interface, to make sure to be BC with 3.2 from 3.1
* Static word wrap fixed (at least all known bugs solved)
* Optional new GUI mode: "Modern Style"
* Look up .desktop file when executing commands from minicli, Rob Kaper <[email protected]>
* Add group sizes "konqueror (5)" to taskbar, Alexander Kellett <[email protected]>
* Add support for KPassivePopup and KWindowInfo (partially working, see kdelibs entry below). Richard Moore <[email protected]>, Till Krech, Carsten Pfeiffer
* Added a GUI for the "Desktops navigation wraps around" feature that was added in 3.0.
* Made minor key accelerators fixes.
* Keyboard navigation of the operations menu corrected.
* Fixed order of cascading for windows present on a desktop
* Fixed the problem with kicker systray applets vanishing after a kicker crash
* Desktop name popups on desktop switch, Alexander Kellett <[email protected]>
* Added titlebar buttons layout configurability to the KStep decoration style, Keunwoo Lee <[email protected]>
* Integrated table of contents of application manuals into documentation tree view.
* Improved integration for documentation of KControl modules, Kicker applets, KInfoCenter modules and Konqueror plugins.
* Cleaned up interface for plugging in third-party documentation.
* '''libkabc'''
** Plugin interface for resources and formats.
** Control module for configuring multiple resources.
** Optional directory resource which stores each entry as own file.
** LDAP resource.
** Optional binary storage format for better performance with large addressbooks.
** Completed support for vCard entities: sound, geo, key and some more.
** vCard 2.1 import.
** LDAP aware mail address input field.
* '''KAddressbook'''
** New card and icon views.
** Multiple configurable views.
** "kab-style" details view for selected entry.
** Customizable view filters.
** Customizable categories for addressbook entries.
** Support for transparently accessing multiple addressbooks.
** Redesigned entry editor widget.
** Printing option supporting two different styles.
** Optional embedded entry and ditribution list editor.
** "Jump bar" for quick alphabetical access of entries.
** Fetch addresses from LDAP servers, including support for multiple servers.
** Importing of vCard 2.1 files.
** Improved CSV import (including template for import from Outlook 2000).
** vCard export.
* '''KAlarm'''
** Add option for alarms to execute a command
** Implement daily, weekly, monthly and annual recurrences
** Provide option to play audio file when alarm triggers
* '''KPilot'''
** Time conduit
** VCal conduits (Todo and Calendar) finally work
** AvantGo conduit
** Port addressbook conduit to libkabc
* '''KOrganizer'''
** '''General'''
*** User-definable templates for events and todos.
*** Alarms for todos.
*** Automatic HTML export on save of calendar file.
*** Time table print view.
*** New "location" attribute for events.
*** Experimental "Get Hot New Stuff" button for downloading and uploading calendar files of common interest.
** '''Views'''
*** New "Next 3 days" view.
*** Selection of time span for a new event in day and week views.
*** Direct manipulation of priority, completion status and categories of todos by context menus.
*** Deletion of individual instances of recurring events.
*** Rewritten month view.
*** Coloring of events in month view based on categories.
*** Coloring of due and overdue todos.
*** Improved "What's Next" view.
*** Configurable cell height in week and day views
** '''Group scheduling'''
*** iMIP group scheduling functions for todos.
*** Publishing of Free/Busy information by iMIP conformant email.
*** Improved automatisation of group scheduling.
** '''Interoperability and integration'''
*** Support for "webcal" URLs in Konqueror (known from Apple iCal).
*** Support for iCalendar based drag&drop.
*** KOrganizer now shares the dialogs for categories with KAddressBook.
*** Improved iCalendar conformance.
*** Improved right-to-left languages support.
*** Bug fixes for non-latin1 encodings.
** '''Plugins'''
*** New plugin for importing birthdays from the KDE address book.
*** New plugin for accessing calendar data on an Exchange 2000 server.
* '''KNotes'''
** Fixed printing, Michael Brade <[email protected]>
==KDE Games==
* Move Atlantik from kdenonbeta to kdegames, Rob Kaper <[email protected]>
* Move Atlantik Designer from kdenonbeta to kdeaddons, Jason Katz-Brown <[email protected]>
* Move Megami from kdenonbeta to kdegames, Neil Stevens <[email protected]>
* Move Kolf ([http://www.katzbrown.com/kolf/ web page]) from kdenonbeta to kdegames, Jason Katz-Brown <[email protected]>
* Add Klickety to kdegames (which uses heavily KSirtet libraries), Nicolas Hadacek <[email protected]>
* Solver/adviser and game logs (replay/save/load) for KMines, Nicolas Hadacek <[email protected]>
* Export, statistics and histogram for highscores (KMines, KSirtet, KFouleggs and Klickety), Nicolas Hadacek <[email protected]>
* Added different difficulty levels to KLines, Waldo Bastian <[email protected]>
==KDE Network==
* '''KMail:'''
** The 'Delete' Action now irrevocably deletes messages. Use 'Move to Trash' to put messages into the trashcan. (Martin Koller)
** Optional columns for the number of unread messages and the total number of messages in the folder list (Carsten Burghardt)
** Custom folder icons (Zack Rusin)
** Improved OpenPGP support (Ingo Klöcker):
*** Allow multiple encryption keys per email address, e.g. for distribution lists
*** Allow rereading of keys in the key selection dialog, e.g. after the user has imported a key.
*** Allow rechecking of keys in the key selection dialog, e.g. after the user has signed a key.
** PGP/MIME (encryption/signing of attachments, RFC 3156) for GnuPG users and S/MIME support via plugins (collective effort of Ägypten <[email protected]> and KMail <[email protected]> developers)
** Redesign of the identity configuration dialog (Marc Mutz)
** Default identity can now be renamed (Marc Mutz)
** Identity-dependant default Bcc (Ingo Klöcker)
** Optional MIME tree viewer, allowing direct access to all body parts (attachments) (Karl-Heinz Zimmer)
** Custom date format (Zack Rusin)
** Improved IMAP support (Carsten Burghardt)
** Reorganized menu bar looks more like other KDE applications (Martin Koller, Marc Mutz)
** Support for decoding uuencoded attachments (Marc Mutz)
** Custom hostname to send to the SMTP server (Aaron Seigo)
** Improved 'Reply to Mailing-List' (Marc Mutz)
** Separate the 'New Message' action and the 'Post to Mailing-List' action. This means with 'New Message' the To: field of the new message will no longer be filled automatically with the mailing list's posting address if the currently selected folder is associated with a mailing list. (Ingo Klöcker)
** Improved support for RTL languages esp. Hebrew (Diego Iastrubni, Meni Livne)
** Allow the user to enable HTML rendering temporarily for HTML only messages (Ingo Klöcker)
** Optionally show the encryption/signature status of messages in the message list (Kalle Dalheimer)
** Optional popup after dragging a message onto a folder (Zack Rusin)
** Five fixed layouts for the main window (Karl-Heinz Zimmer)
** Send separately encrypted messages to Bcc recipients because else all recipients could deduce the Bcc recipients from the keys that were used for encryption (Steffen Hansen)
** Configurable default domain for sending (Ingo Klöcker)
** Don't check spelling of quoted text, urls or email addresses (Dave Corrie)
** New 'Add to Addressbook' action which doesn't open the addressbook when you add an email address to it. Use 'Open in Addressbook' if you want to add more information to a new address. (Cornelius Schumacher)
** IMAP accounts are now top level elements in the folder list (Carsten Burghardt)
** Configurable timeout for when the selected message will be marked as read (Tobias Koenig)
** Tips of the Day (Marc Mutz)
** Show progress dialog on exit so that the user sees that KMail is still doing something although all windows have already been closed (Waldo Bastian, Carsten Pfeiffer)
** Use KNotify to play an arbitrary sound on new mail arrival (Till Krech)
** Configurable alternative background color for the message list (Waldo Bastian)
** Display folder path in window caption (Carsten Burghardt)
* '''KNode:'''
** Added "Find in Article..." command.
** Added "Mark Last as Unread..." command.
* '''Korn'''
** Now supports APOP accounts
* '''Desktop Sharing (KRfb)'''
** '''NEW IN KDE:''' VNC-compatible server to share KDE desktops
* '''Remote Desktop Connection (KRdc):'''
** '''NEW IN KDE:''' VNC-compatible client
* '''NEW IN KDE:''' KAudioCreator, a CD ripper and audio encoder frontend.
* '''NEW IN KDE:''' KRec, a recording frontend using aRts.
* KMediaPlayer interface in kdelibs gives apps the ability to reuse Kaboodle.
* Noatun: Added "Clear playlist when starting with a file" option.
* '''Lyrics plugin'''
** '''NEW IN KDEADDONS:''' A Noatun plugin to search for lyrics to the current song
** Ismael Orenstein (<[email protected]>)
* Write video thumbnail creator using xine-arts. (Simon MacMullen)
* Add mute control to kmix sound mixer. (Nadeem Hasan <[email protected]>)
==KDE Usability Project==
* Context menu, applet menu, wording and panel feature consistency/clarity improved in Kicker
* Kicker KCM rewrite
* KCalc Improvements (Aaron, and KDE Usability Team)
* KSnapshot Improvements (Aaron, and KDE Usability Team)
* KsCD Improvements to user interface (primarily configuration and informational dialogs) and to overall robustness (Aaron, and KDE Usability Team)
* Adapted KBugBuster to new KDE bug tracking system based on Bugzilla.
* Implemented bookmarking of bug reports.
* Inserts link to original bug reports for details.
* Changing view settings doesn't require reload, toolbar buttons.
* Automatic update of Project-Id-Version
* Possibility to specify localized translator name
* Validation & highlighting of XML
* Save special (the settings can be changed for the particular save)
* KDE specifics added to rough translation (e.g. only add a new translator in TRANSLATOR S_...)
* Load/Save markings in Catalog Manager
* Navigation bar in Catalog Manager
* Mail PO-file
* Tag structure tool
* Rough translation in catalog manager
* Automatic update of PO header comment
* Show source code
* Spellchecking in multiple files
* Fonts (kcmfonts) - Add extra Anti-Alias settings: exclude range, and sub-pixel type (moved from kcmfontinst). Craig Drummond <[email protected]>
* Font Installer (kcmfontinst) - Make more consistent with KControl, remove install-from list, save changes on "Apply", allow fonts to be disabled on a per-font basis, font thumbnail creator. Craig Drummond <[email protected]>
* KPager should show up when hidden instance is running. (#39028)
* Added soft wrapping.
* kviewshell: added statusbar
* kviewshell: usability improvements
* KuickShow: Digital camera jpeg images obey orientaion information
* KuickShow: General UI improvements, now features a menubar
* KuickShow: Ability to browse image collections on remote servers
* KuickShow: Digital camera jpeg images obey orientaion information
* KPovModeler: Implement support for the missing PovRAY 3.1 primitives, zehender at kde org.
* KFax: Rewrite all the UI code to be KDE standards compliant, cleanups. (Nadeem Hasan <[email protected]>)
* libkscan: support for halftoning scan mode where available
* kooka: thumbnail view of scanned images added
* kooka: ported to KDockWidgets to provide a customizable GUI
* kooka: inline image renaming and drag and drop
==KDE Edu==
* '''Kiten:'''
** '''NEW IN KDE:''' Japanese Reference Tool ([http://www.katzbrown.com/kiten/ web page])
* '''FlashKard:'''
** '''NEW IN KDE:''' Vocabulary tool. Uses libkedeedu to read KVTML files produced by KVocTrain
* '''libkdeedu:'''
** '''NEW IN KDE:''' The first parts of a library to allow interoperability between KDE Edu applications
* Made hard-coded colors configurable.
==Quanta Plus==
* '''NEW IN KDE:''' Quanta Plus - A web development environment ([http://quanta.sourceforge.net homepage])
* extended network transparency
** remote projects
** remote files in projects
** remote toolbars
* automatic update of Files and Templates tree views
* more DTD's installed by default:
** HTML 4.01 Frameset
** HTML 4.01 Strict
** WML-1-2
* possibility to send DTD definition files in e-mail added
* possibility to convert the document to a new DTD added
* "project views" support added
* more project default settings added
* various speedups (smoother editing or large files even with autocompletion turned on), some redesigned dialogs and lots of bugfixes
* '''Kommander:'''
** '''NEW IN KDE:''' dialog builder/executor tool ([mailto:[email protected] Marc Britton])
* Add support to kio_sftp for public key authentication and newest versions of OpenSSH, [email protected]
* More laptop support for ACPI (not all there yet more goodies to come) - [email protected]

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