By Jens Bache-Wiig

Overview of the new features in Qt Quick

Published Friday June 21st, 2013 | 38 Comments on Overview of the new features in Qt Quick
Posted in Declarative UI, desktop, Qt, Qt Quick 2

We have added a lot of new functionality to Qt Quick in Qt 5.1 and this blog aims to give you a brief overview. Most of the features that were previously part of the Desktop Components Project are now officially part of Qt Quick. The most obvious one being the inclusion of a new QtQuick.Controls module, but we have […]

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Using Blur Behind on Windows

Published Tuesday September 15th, 2009 | 12 Comments on Using Blur Behind on Windows
Posted in Qt, Styles, Uncategorized, Windows

We added transparency support in Qt 4.5 through the Qt::WA_TranslucentBackground attribute. Unfortunately, as documented, it will only work on Windows if you explicitly remove window decorations. With Windows Vista, Microsoft introduced the DWM (Desktop Window Manager) api, where you can enable a blur effect behind your application window. Unfortunately Qt does not have API to […]

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