By Girish Ramakrishnan

QStyledItemDelegate – Styling Item views

Published Thursday November 1st, 2007 | 8 Comments on QStyledItemDelegate – Styling Item views
Posted in Itemviews, KDE, Qt, Styles

It all started as a small feature request – Adding style sheet support for Item views. I quickly found out that our default delegate, QItemDelegate, doesn’t use QStyle the way it is supposed to. Jens had faced the same problem when trying to provide native look and feel for Vista and ended up writing his […]

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Qt/Windows Open Source Edition to support VS Express

Published Tuesday September 18th, 2007 | 22 Comments on Qt/Windows Open Source Edition to support VS Express
Posted in KDE, News, Qt

So here is more dramatic news following the Qtopia Phone is completely GPL announcement. A couple of years back, we made a big move by Open Sourcing Qt for Windows. The Open Source edition of Qt/Windows supported only MinGW (and MinGW/MSYS starting Qt 4.3). The MSVC Makefile, project generator and the Integration was available only […]

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Qt 4.3.1 released

Published Wednesday August 8th, 2007 | 10 Comments on Qt 4.3.1 released
Posted in KDE, Qt

We just released 4.3.1, get it here. We try to do a patch release every 1.5 months or so. This time around, given that most developers disappeared for summer vacation, getting 4.3.1 out was quite a challenge. But there, we/2 did it ๐Ÿ™‚ But really, this post is just an excuse to show the picture […]

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Qt/Vista webinar

Published Tuesday July 3rd, 2007 | 3 Comments on Qt/Vista webinar
Posted in News, Qt

Naren Karattup (our product manager) and I did a webinar two weeks back titled “Bringing C++ to Vista: Leveraging Your C++ Code-Base to Create Native Windowsยฎ Vistaโ„ข Applications”. If you missed it, you can now see it offline here. From the webcast link “We recommend the following operating systems: Windows XP SP2, and Mac OS […]

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Styling QSlider, QHeaderView

Published Friday June 29th, 2007 | Comments Off on Styling QSlider, QHeaderView
Posted in KDE, Qt

QSlider I have been avoiding QSlider for sometime now. Sliding the QSlider would have been straightforward if the code was correct :). You need this teeny weeny patch against 4.3 (If you are using a week old 4.3 snapshot, you are good). Comments inline. QSlider::groove:horizontal { border: 1px solid #999999; height: 8px; /* the groove […]

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Styling QProgressBar and QScrollBar

Published Tuesday June 12th, 2007 | 10 Comments on Styling QProgressBar and QScrollBar
Posted in KDE, Qt

Qt 4.3 Style Sheets, as you most likely know, introduces styling of most widgets. The documentation is a quite silent when it comes to providing “style templates” – templates that you can just copy/paste and get started with styling the widget. Today, I started creating templates for QProgressBar and QScrollBar. All this will become a […]

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