[Interest] Amazon / Classic Mac OS-like menus (Tognazzini and Batson)?

Rutledge Shawn Shawn.Rutledge at digia.com
Fri May 31 10:04:10 CEST 2013

Den 31 May 2013 kl. 9:40 AM skrev John Lee:
> I was intending to implement it in my own code (or better, use somebody 
> else's open source implementation...) -- though I'd be glad to see 
> explicit support for it added to Qt of course.
> It's for a QSystemTrayIcon.  If it worked on Linux that would be good 
> enough.  If it worked on Mac too, that might be even better, but not 
> required.  I don't recall what behaviour I currently get from 
> QSystemTrayIcon on OS X, and of course I can see the amazon-like behaviour 
> might not necessarily be seen as a good thing there if it's inconsistent 
> with other apps.

Won't that be a normal popup QMenu then?  I don't think you should need to implement it yourself unless it needs to be really very custom.

I wrote up a suggestion to make QMenus on Linux behave that way so we don't forget about this idea later on.


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