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

Orgad Shaneh orgads at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 19:25:23 CEST 2016

On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 8:00 PM, René J. V. <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Either way, there is 1 kind of widget that I'd like to see as a dockable: the
> one that now is a simple drop-down list containing the open files. I'd love to
> be able to turn that into something that could take the form of a side-panel
> showing a permanent view of the files open in the associated window - a view
> that's show in addition to the project view (or whatever else that widget
> shows). Let the entries show the file's full path, possibly with the project
> they belong to when the mouse hovers over them, and you have what I'd think
> would be a very useful, space-efficient (more so than tabs) and economical tool
> to navigate quickly between files. Esp. if you can rearrange file order too.

hmm... This quite exactly describes the Open Documents pane.

Click the Split button in the left pane and choose Open Documents.

It's not dockable, and not reorderable, but apart from that it meets
your requirements.
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