[Interest] Qt "Desktop App" for Microsoft Store

Maurice Kalinowski Maurice.Kalinowski at qt.io
Tue May 2 09:07:13 CEST 2017

> > it might also remove features
> > which are not allowed for store applications (eg. regular file access).
> Is it correct to say that a Store app cannot be an editor opening files in any
> location permitted, writing texts, Save As for the files etc. - complete sand-
> boxing like at iOS?
[Maurice Kalinowski] 
Only at locations the user selects, via a file dialog. Meaning you cannot open "arbitrary" files.

> Is there a way to get permissions to function as a simple editor?
> Is there Clipboard text/image exchange still allowed?
[Maurice Kalinowski] 
Clipboarding should be allowed, at least it exists on both (classic and WinRT) and has to work for merging both types of apps.


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