[Interest] Windows application's main window does not have standard Windows' main-window's features

Suresh Govindachar sgovindachar at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 25 04:04:12 CET 2013

On 2/24/2013 6:41 PM, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On domingo, 24 de fevereiro de 2013 18.29.57, Suresh Govindachar wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Currently, the main window of an application written in QT on and for 64
>> bit Windows 7 does not have the usual Windows title bar -- I mean the
>> bar that has the "minimize (_)", "maximize ([])", and "kill (X)" icons
>> at the right.  Also, hitting "Alt-spacebar" does not result in the
>> Windows standard drop-down menu in the upper left (the menu with items
>> Restore, Move. Size, Minimize, Maximize, Close). And right- or left-
>> clicking in the upper horizontal area of the application's main window
>> does nothing.
>> I have access to the QT source code of the application.
>> Question:  What needs to be modified in the code to give this
>> application the standard Windows' main-window's feature?
> Nothing. That's the default.
> You must have done something to make the windows unmanaged -- without title
> bar.
Sorry if my question was not clear:  What needs to be un-done to get 
back the default behavior?  (Although I have access to the source code, 
I did not write the application -- so I do not know what was done to get 
rid of the default behavior.)

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