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  • LibreOffice Gets "KDE 5" Integration That's A GTK3/KDE5 Hybrid

    Phoronix: LibreOffice Gets "KDE 5" Integration That's A GTK3/KDE5 Hybrid

    It's unfortunately too late for the upcoming LibreOffice 6.0 open-source office suite that was branched two weeks ago, but its next release will feature a KDE5 desktop back-end...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...e-KDE5-Backend

  • #2
    At least ... the GTK3 Filechooser and its lack of customization is (beside the extremly low redraw-performance) a real pain in the a**.
    The filechooser is actually the main reason why I don't migrate from xfce->cinnamon, and why I will switch away from xfce once they fully port it to GTK3.

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    • #3
      Being merged today to LibreOffice mainline Git is a KDE5 back-end that is mostly the existing KDE4 back-end ported to using Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5.

      Immediately following that commit was the GTK3_VC5 VCL plug-in. This code mostly displays the GTK3 version of the LibreOffice user-interface but replaces the file and folder picker with that of KDE's KF5 dialogs.
      I'm confused. Are those two separate options (Qt5/Kf5 and GTK3/Kf5), or it's one that combines all the above: Qt5, GTK3 and Kf5? I wish there would be pure Qt/Kf5 option.
      Last edited by shmerl; 01-23-2018, 02:18 PM.

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      • #4
        Yep, fully agree. I already switched away from xfce4 to Plasma. It takes a lot longer to build on gentoo, but runtime is almost just as light. Hell, with 16GB of RAM a few hundred MBs aint nothing. It was well worth the switch. Thankfully LO will have better integration, GTK3 standard dialogs suck ass super hard on it.

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        • #5
          Sounds great to use the KF5 file chooser! Then we just need to wait for KIO support, I have some webdav nextcloud network folders that I would like to use.

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          • #6
            Perfect.

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            • #7
              Now if only Firefox could have this without the Opensuse patches.

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              • #8
                As long as this doesn't add dependencies, this sounds good to me.

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                • #9
                  Whenever I build LibO with gtk3 lately I ran into problems. Some KDE/KF5/plasma5/whatever integration is overdue, but I want as little gtk3 mess as possible.
                  Stop TCPA, stupid software patents and corrupt politicians!

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                  • #10
                    It sucks that it requires the KDE framework I would appreciate a Qt5 version.

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