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Google Code-in 2012 KDE

Marble: Extend the Stars Plugin to have a configuration dialog

completed by: Timothy Lanzi

mentors: Torsten Rahn, René Küttner, Dennis Nienhüser

In this task

the stars plugin has been extended to display constellation lines.

We'd like to have a configuration dialog for the stars plugin that allows to turn on and turn off the constellation lines. There may also be an option to turn on/off visibility of the sun.

You can take the coordinate grid plugin as a reference:

Have a look at the source code inside


to see how this is done.

The resulting code needs to get uploaded to