By Shawn Rutledge

A Linux user since 1994, a software engineer since 1995, a Qt developer since 2004, working at the Qt Company since 2011, and Qt Quick maintainer since 2016. Working on better support for mouse, touch and tablet devices in QtQuick for now, and have other ideas for the future.

Shawn Rutledge

Say hello to Qt Quick Pointer Handlers

Published Thursday November 23rd, 2017 | 20 Comments on Say hello to Qt Quick Pointer Handlers
Posted in Declarative UI, Dev Loop, Gesture Recognizers, Labs, Qt Quick | Tags: , , , ,

We’ve known for several years that our multi-touch support in Qt Quick has been inadequate for many use cases.  We have PinchArea, to handle two-finger scaling, rotation and dragging; and MultiPointTouchArea, which can at least be used to show some sort of interactive feedback for the touchpoints, or maybe you could write a little state […]

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Shawn Rutledge

New QtLabs PDF module

Published Monday January 30th, 2017 | 27 Comments on New QtLabs PDF module
Posted in Dev Loop

A couple of years ago during a hackathon, a couple of us wrote a Qt wrapper around PDFium, the open-source PDF rendering engine which is used for viewing PDFs in Chromium.  There have been a few fixes and improvements since then.  Now we (finally) have made this module available under the LGPLv3 license. QPdfDocument can […]

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