[Interest] Guide me through the Qt offerings for GUIs

Halla Rempt boud at valdyas.org
Fri Apr 23 10:14:40 CEST 2021

On Friday, 23 April 2021 04:09:13 CEST Sze Howe Koh wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Apr 2021 at 23:38, Eric Fedosejevs <eric.fedosejevs at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I do not disbelieve you, but I live in the world of trust but verify....
> >
> > I have been searching for years for an example of a substantial QML based desktop productivity application without success. I want to know that it is both possible and straightforward to build such an application before I devote my time to it. I don't particular like having to use a scripting language, but I can stomach it if it works well. However, the lack of examples leads me to conclude that even if it is possible, it must be a royal pain.
> Someone brought up MuseScore in another post recently. Does this
> count? https://github.com/musescore/MuseScore/tree/master/src/appshell/qml

The thing is, it's not or/or -- you can combine QML and QWidgets in one application. Kdenlive also has parts that are QML, and at one point, Krita could dynamically switch between a QML-based ui and a QWidgets-based ui: Krita Gemini. This still works in Calligra, but in Krita it broke when we ported to Qt5 and the combination of an OpenGL based canvas and a Qt Quick UI became unworkable.


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