[Development] platform theme plugins and automatically loading them

René J. V. Bertin rjvbertin at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 15:41:03 CET 2017

René J.V. Bertin wrote:

> 1. Does the platform theme plugin have to be called "kde", i.e. have the same
> name as the internal "kde" theme? IOW, are platform theme plugins matched to
> existing internal plugins themes (to extend them), or are they "plugins that
> provide additional platform themes"? In yet other words, can I call the
> platform theme plugin "cocoa" and leave out the internal QKdeTheme?

To answer this myself: No, the plugin doesn't need to be called "kde" and the 
built-in kde theme from qgenericunixthemes isn't required.
And yes, if I rename the platform theme plugin to "cocoa" it is always loaded 
without need to add an extra theme name in qcocoaintegration.


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