The Projects plugin in Kate just gained a context menu for the tree view that shows several git tools, if available:
Clicking will open the corresponding application in the correct working directory. Currently, only gitk, qgit and git-cola are supported. If you want more git integration, you probably have to use KDevelop or QtCreator 🙂
As a quick notice: The highlight selection plugin was not removed in KDE SC 4.10.0. Instead, a silly bug results in not loading the plugin. This is fixed for DKE 4.10.1. If you cannot wait, you can find a workaround here 🙂
Kate Part can now be configured to show a minimap of the document instead of a scrollbar. The minimap shows text in a miniature view and is useful for fast text navigation in the document. While the feature itself is stable, it may be changed and should be considered experimental. Feedback is welcome on our mailing list.
Most of the following work was done during the yearly KDE conference and especially the joint Kate/KDevelop meeting this October in Vienna. A massive bug database cleanup was performed mainly by Christoph, so we closed several hundreds of bug reports, where ~280 are really fixed. So we are down to a total of 400 reports (only 70 of these 400 reports are bugs), where we initially had > 800 open issues. This also is reflected in the Kate bug charts:
Thanks to all contributors to make yet another release rock! 🙂 And as always: We are happy for every contribution, so check out the Kate sources and send us patches! We hope you enjoy using Kate as much as we enjoy its development 🙂
With KDE 4.10, the naming of the color schemas in Kate Part changed. Instead of having “<app name> – Normal” and “<app name> – Printing” we now just have “Normal” and “Printing,” meaning that all applications using Kate Part now share these color schemas. In other words: If you change the Normal schema in KDevelop, you also will see these changes in Kile, Kate, or any other application that embeds Kate Part. If you just want to change the color schema for a single application, create a new color schema and then use this new schema as default!