[Qt-creator] Why QtC does not use QDockWidget for most tool-panel

Prav pr12og2 at programist.ru
Thu Apr 7 15:21:27 CEST 2016

Hi, Ziller.

>>> Currently there is no way to use QtC better if you have multiple monitors.
>>> That did improve somewhat in the last couple of versions. At least you can detach editor windows now.
>> In 4.0.0 rc1 snapshot April 6 I did not get how to detach editor. Could you explain which version and how?
>You can open additional editor windows since Qt Creator 2.8. Window > Open in New Window, or use the little button in the top-right corner of the editor tool bar.
But 2.8 is not like "the last couple of versions". It was meant somethings else ... or I am wrong ... this is it?

This feature work also strange because this new windows are not part of "splits-list" and I can not do things like "follow in next split"
with this windows so they are like island ... non so usefull as splits.
Can they be made part of this "splits-list" to make "follow in next split" work?

>> Another help of using QDockWidget could be simultaneously edit code and edit widget-base-UI ... for ex. at second monitor I put
>> my UI editing panel-widget and on the main monitor code editor. Would not it be nice ?!
>> Because all current switches from UI to code and to UI back and to code again are so on ... let's say ... frustrating.
> You currently cannot put the UI editor into a separate window, but you can put your code into a separate window.
Try  it ... currently it is implemented so that it makes no sense. Like as soon as you switch to edit code in separate window you loose widgets-UI
visibility ... which is like ... WHY?!

> You can rearrange and pull out the individual panels in design mode, and in debug/analyze mode.
Yeeeees ... this is the questions ... why not to make all panels like this? Who will be hurt if all pannels will be moveble?
If someone like default way ... do no rearange them. That is it.

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