new plasma nm - cannot connect if not broadcasting

hi, with the new plasma nm, has anyone found out how to connect to the internet via a wireless router which is not broadcasting its presence? if the router is broadcasting its presence, no problems! System: Host: hp-g7-2248sg.laptop3 Kernel: 3.13.6-1.g4727218-desktop x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: KDE 4.12.3 Distro: openSUSE 13.1 (Bottle) Machine: System: Hewlett-Packard product: HP Pavilion g7 Notebook PC version: 088B110000305910000620100 Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 184B version: 57.50 Bios: Insyde version: F.17 date: 11/02/2012 Network: Card-1: Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter driver: ath9k IF: wlo1 state: up mac: xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx