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

Eike Ziller Eike.Ziller at qt.io
Wed Jun 22 12:08:03 CEST 2016

> On Jun 22, 2016, at 11:50 AM, Marc Mutz <marc.mutz at kdab.com> wrote:
> 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.

Qt Creator has an implementation for windows too

Nobody of us found a sensible way to do something similar on various Linux desktops though.

Br, Eike

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