Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based language for describing two-dimensional vector graphics. Qt provides classes for saving vector shapes into an SVG file. This feature can be used to create a simple vector graphics editor similar to Adobe Illustrator and Inkscape.
In the next example, we will continue using the same project file from the previous example.
Let's learn how to create a simple program that displays SVG graphics on screen:
First of all, let's create a menu bar by right-clicking the main window widget on the hierarchy window and selecting Create Menu Bar option from the pop-up menu. After that, add a File option to the menu bar and a Save as SVG action underneath it:
After that, you will see an item called
actionSave_as_SVGin the Action Editor window at the bottom of the Qt Creator window. Right-click on the item and choose Go to slot… from the pop-up menu. A window will now appear, which carries a list of slots available for...