By Andy Shaw

Andy is the Head of Support at Digia, Qt and has been working with Qt and supporting customers using Qt for over 11 years. He thrives on solving customer problems and getting feedback from them.

Andy Shaw

Qt Weekly #22: How to help Qt Support help you more efficiently

Published Thursday December 4th, 2014 | Comments Off on Qt Weekly #22: How to help Qt Support help you more efficiently
Posted in Qt, QtCreator, Uncategorized

If you have used Qt Support before then you may have had to deal with a bit of back and forth with Support trying to get to the heart of the problem that you are having. Therefore in order to try and speed up that process along in the future we have the following tips […]

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Andy Shaw

Qt Weekly #5: Widgets on a QHeaderView

Published Friday April 11th, 2014 | 7 Comments on Qt Weekly #5: Widgets on a QHeaderView
Posted in Uncategorized

Just recently someone had asked about having QComboBoxes placed over the sections inside a QHeaderView, initially I thought this would be fairly straightforward as you could use the setViewportMargins() and put the widgets at the top.  But unfortunately this is not possible to do because the itemviews set the viewport margins itself and setting it […]

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Andy Shaw

Qt Support Weekly #27 – Widgets on a header

Published Friday September 28th, 2012 | 10 Comments on Qt Support Weekly #27 – Widgets on a header
Posted in Itemviews, Qt

Just recently someone had asked about having QComboBoxes placed over the sections inside a QHeaderView, initially I thought this would be fairly straightforward as you could use the setViewportMargins() and put the widgets at the top.  But unfortunately this is not possible to do because the itemviews set the viewport margins itself and setting it […]

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Andy Shaw

Qt Support Weekly #26 – Flash Support on Mac

Published Friday September 21st, 2012 | 1 Comment on Qt Support Weekly #26 – Flash Support on Mac
Posted in Customers, macOS, Qt, QtWebKit

It has been a very busy past few weeks which meant that we were unable to put together a support weekly, after all the customer support comes first 😉  Now that the acquisition is complete I am able to focus on support again completely so hopefully normal weekly blog posts service will resume again. This […]

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Andy Shaw

Qt Commercial Support Weekly #24 – Dynamic translation of application strings

Published Wednesday August 8th, 2012 | Comments Off on Qt Commercial Support Weekly #24 – Dynamic translation of application strings
Posted in Uncategorized

Being able to provide translations for your application with the help of Qt Linguist is one of the big advantages to using Qt as it makes it easy to translate your application into another language and have your application support this translation with either no or little changes. For the basic case of loading the […]

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Andy Shaw

Qt Commercial Support Weekly #23 – Explaining the warnings/errors

Published Friday August 3rd, 2012 | Comments Off on Qt Commercial Support Weekly #23 – Explaining the warnings/errors
Posted in Uncategorized

After an unfortunately long hiatus mainly due to the vacation period we are finally back and hopefully back on track with having weekly updates. So without further delay then here is this week’s support weekly.   As most of us, if not all of us, would have encountered by now when running Qt applications, warning […]

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Andy Shaw

Qt Commercial Support Weekly #22 – Debugging with Qt tips

Published Friday June 1st, 2012 | 1 Comment on Qt Commercial Support Weekly #22 – Debugging with Qt tips
Posted in Uncategorized

Many of you out there will be debugging their applications and sometimes into Qt as well on a fairly regular basis on the different platforms. For the most part you will be using Qt Creator which will simplify things a lot for you. However if you are using a slightly different setup, such as Visual […]

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