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Multi-threaded text layout and printing

Published Thursday September 27th, 2007 | 7 Comments on Multi-threaded text layout and printing
Posted in Painting, Qt, Threads

I just integrated a series of changes that adds support for doing multi-threaded text layout and printing. So it is now safe to use QFont and QFontMetrics outside the GUI thread. This means QPainter::drawText() works too (when painting on QImage, QPrinter, and QPicture). We’ve also done changes to QTextDocument that allow it to be cloned […]

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Print preview

Published Wednesday September 19th, 2007 | 6 Comments on Print preview
Posted in KDE, Qt

Just recently within KDE the situation around printing flared up as many started to realize that the state of ‘kdeprint’ wasn’t really good enough for corporate use. I delved into this subject with the result that KDE is moving to using Qt classes for printing exclusively, and Trolltech putting considerable effort into making printing better […]

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Printing love

Published Wednesday September 19th, 2007 | 11 Comments on Printing love
Posted in KDE, Qt

Being able to do good printing one of those requests that come up very often. probably more often then “World peace” and “How to avoid hangovers after drinking too much”. Like with world peace, the final answer is not going to be provided for quite some years yet. The topic is just too complex for […]

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Introduction

Published Wednesday September 19th, 2007 | 2 Comments on Introduction
Posted in Contributors, KDE, Qt

As I’m new to this blog space, I thought I’d introduce myself. People reading planetkde.org certainly know me already, as I have been working on KWord for ages, with loads of blogs there about the cool new things that KOffice2 will bring. Me moving to this site is a direct extension of that work, since […]

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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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XPath & XQuery in Qt

Published Tuesday September 18th, 2007 | Comments Off on XPath & XQuery in Qt
Posted in Aggregated, Patternist, Qt

The Qt snapshots now includes support for XPath 2.0 and XQuery 1.0. Being part of the XML library, the idea is that Qt 4.4 will ship with a C++ API for running and evaluating such queries. On the side too, is a command line tool called patternist, for quickly testing queries, scripting and old-school web […]

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Lorn Potter

Qtopia Phone is completely GPL

Published Tuesday September 18th, 2007 | 11 Comments on Qtopia Phone is completely GPL
Posted in Greenphone, KDE, News, Qt, Qtopia

Ok, I have had to restrain myself for a few weeks now about this exciting and dramatic news.. “Qtopia Phone Edition to be completely open source under GPL license; Trolltech adds Neo as an open hardware platform for Qtopia development” http://trolltech.com/company/newsroom/announcements/press.2007-09-17.9260755578 http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS5429713730.html WOOT!

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Lorn Potter

Join the 2007 Trolltech Developer Days

Published Wednesday September 12th, 2007 | 1 Comment on Join the 2007 Trolltech Developer Days
Posted in Greenphone, KDE, News, QSA, Qt, Qt Jambi, Qtopia, Uncategorized

Trolltech is presenting the fourth annual Developer Days events[1] in the US and Germany. We invite free software developers to join without admittance fee. http://trolltech.com/company/newsroom/events/allevents/devdays2007 The events are taking place in Redwood City, California (October 3 & 4), and Munich, Germany (October 16th & 17). If you are currently contributing to an open source project, […]

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