[Interest] MS RTF

Boudewijn Rempt boud at valdyas.org
Fri Mar 2 12:54:48 CET 2012

On Fri, 2 Mar 2012, Lucas.Betschart at crypto.ch wrote:

> Hello
> I'm looking for a way to display & write MS RTF in a Qt Widget.
> I already googled for that and it seems that there is no build in Qt Widget that can handle this.
> I know HTML/XML would be better then MS RTF, but my tool has to be compatible to an older program which is written in VS C++ and uses RTF (and the RTF toolbar similar to the one in MS WordPad).
> So what I need is a widget and a toolbar similar to MS WordPad.
> What I have to do is:
> Write formated text -> convert to MS RTF -> send
> Receive MS RTF formated text -> show in Qt App (read only)
> Does somebody know a library or so to do this? It should be platform independent too..

Hi Lukas,

Depending on how complex your needs are you could consider using the 
qt-rtf library (https://launchpad.net/rtf-qt), or maybe even embed
something like calligra words (http://www.calligra.org).


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