[Interest] Qt5: single- vs double-click file/folder-open behaviour on KDE4/Linux

George Tasopoulos tasopoulos.yorghos at gmail.com
Fri Feb 14 20:36:41 CET 2014

I think the Qt libraries in Ubuntu's repositories haven't been updated and
probably won't be until the next Ubuntu version.

That was the reason why I used the installer from Qt's website instead. It
has its own updater and you can stay up-to-date.
Yours sincerely,
George Tasopoulos
On 14 Feb 2014 18:30, "Alan Ezust" <alan.ezust at gmail.com> wrote:

> I still see the problem with the latest version of QtCreator 3.0.1, (file
> system browser and file-open dialog) and I upgraded all my KDE ubuntu
> packages too.
> On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 9:29 AM, George Tasopoulos <
> tasopoulos.yorghos at gmail.com> wrote:
>> When I first downloaded Qt5 that was the case with me too. But I found a
>> bug report about it and since a certain version (I don't remember which) it
>> seems to have been fixed, as it follows my KDE settings. Make sure you have
>> the latest version.
>> --
>> Yours sincerely,
>> George Tasopoulos
>> On 14 February 2014 16:53, Alan Ezust <alan.ezust at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> In the KDE3 days, whenever my source-built (or binary downloaded)
>>> versions of Qt4 behaved differently than the debian builds with respect to
>>> my KDE preferences for mouse-click-open files and folders behaviour, I
>>> could fix it by running "qtconfig" and changing it from single to a
>>> double-click (which is how I like things).
>>> I can't even find that option anymore in Qt 4.8.5's qtconfig tool, and
>>> in Qt 5.2, there is no qtconfig tool at all.
>>> I assume KDE4 can't pick up styles from Qt5, but is there some way to
>>> get Qt5 apps to respect these style options in KDE4?
>>> And how do I select a preferred style, settings for Qt5 apps now that
>>> there is no qtconfig?
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