[Interest] QFileDialog is lovelier the second time around...

Duane duane.hebert at group-upc.com
Tue Jun 18 14:33:52 CEST 2013

On 6/17/2013 1:07 PM, Constantin Makshin wrote:
> 1) On Windows directories can have custom icons. Not 100% sure about
> other platforms.
> 2) Directories have at least "last modification" timestamp which is
> needed for the detailed view mode. What approach is better -- get all
> information at once or quickly get names, deferring timestamp retrieval
> until the user switches to the detailed view -- is questionable though.

Make it an option.  I often want to use the file dialog to list the 
contents of a directory, giving the user the ability to navigate.

At any rate, why would the native dialog be so much faster?  If 
qfiledialog wasn't so slow, we would not be having this discussion.

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