[Qt-creator] [Development] [OS X] Dock icon progress widget

Marc Mutz marc.mutz at kdab.com
Wed Jun 22 11:50:04 CEST 2016

On Tuesday 21 June 2016 12:36:02 René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> On Tuesday June 21 2016 09:50:52 Eike Ziller wrote:
> >I think this would be more a question to the Qt/macOS developers, to be
> >asked on the development@ mailing list ;)
> OK then :)
> I've, erm, borrowed some code from Qt Creator to add a Dock icon
> progressbar to KDevelop, adding a minimal API (only static methods as an
> app has only a single Dock icon) as well as a poor man's indeterminate
> mode. The code is still under review
> (https://git.reviewboard.kde.org/r/128188) so I wonder if I shouldn't
> instead by proposing it as a QtMacExtras addition.
> What do you think? Any suggestions how to integrate this into QtMacExtras,
> as a standalone class or as additional QtMac methods?

Windows also has taskbar progress. Not sure about KDE/Linux.

It probably makes sense to add a couple of slots to QSystemTrayIcon (is there 
something similar in GUI?).


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