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> Hi, it is nothing terribly important, but when choosing a layout manager
> view composer, why are not all managers offered (for instance shield one
> Is it by design or, it is just a small leftover?
It is deliberate. Some layout managers are considered "specialized", and
therefore not applicable in all cases. See the definitions/references of
#applicableLayoutManagerCategories to see how the decision is made.