GSoC/GCI Archive
Google Code-in 2010 KDE

Fix Dashboard behaviour

completed by: MTGap

mentors: Chani


The Plasma framework is used among other things as a foundation for the workspace UI of the KDE Plasma Desktop and KDE Plasma Netbook primary user interfaces for desktop and netbook devices.

Our desktop shell has a dashboard effect that lets the user to display the desktop widgets that could be otherwise hidden by the application windows.

Make the dashboard go away when some actions are performed, like alt+tab, current active window changed, desktop grid effect trigger
Outcome: the dashboard should behave in a more natural and expected way hiding itself on the proper situations
IRC: #plasma on freenode
Mailing list: plasma-devel at kde dot org