Widgets


  • In this blog post, part of a series on Qt basics, I'd like to explore Qt's support for input masks and validators. In this first part we'll look at the support from widgets. In a future installment we will see how these features are supported from QML. Overview A general principle of good UX…

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  • In an earlier blog post (1) I described how to create a widget with a Qt Designer plugin interface so it can be viewed within Qt Designer. With the increased interest in using Qt from the Python programming language, I asked one of our developers to reproduce the same example, …

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  • My recent blog post covered how to set up Qt and Qt Creator on a Windows 10 system. In this post I'll look at how to configure a Linux system for Qt desktop development. Since the set up process on Linux is almost identical to that on Windows, rather than repeat the information I refer you to that…

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  • Feedback from our recent Qt for Beginners webinar series indicated a need for some basic tutorials for beginners. If you struggle with initially getting Qt set up for development with the Qt Creator IDE and a C++ compiler, this post is for you.  I'll walk you step by step through the…

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  • Ask your Qt Questions Get the full on-demand video here: https://www.ics.com/webinars/qt-beginners-part-2-widgets In the case of designing an application for an embedded platform instead of desktop, are there any differences in the approach? Yes. This is a large topic, but some of the…

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  • Qt for beginners part 2 widgets from ICS   Read the Questions and Answers here.

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  • Introduction Qt 5.1 introduces a new method in the QWidget class called createWindowContainer(). It allows embedding a QWindow (such as a QQuickView) into a QWidget-based application. This allows combining both QML and widgets in the same application, something that was not possible with Qt 5.0.…

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