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Qt5 C++ GUI Programming Cookbook. - Second Edition

By : Lee Zhi Eng
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Qt5 C++ GUI Programming Cookbook. - Second Edition

By: Lee Zhi Eng

Overview of this book

With the growing need to develop GUIs for multiple targets and multiple screens, improving the visual quality of your application becomes important so that it stands out from your competitors. With its cross-platform ability and the latest UI paradigms, Qt makes it possible to build intuitive, interactive, and user-friendly user interfaces for your applications. Qt5 C++ GUI Programming Cookbook, Second Edition teaches you how to develop functional and appealing user interfaces using the latest version of QT5 and C++. This book will help you learn a variety of topics such as GUI customization and animation, graphics rendering, implementing Google Maps, and more. You will also be taken through advanced concepts like asynchronous programming, event handling using signals and slots, network programming, various aspects of optimizing your application. By the end of the book, you will be confident to design and customize GUI applications that meet your clients' expectations and have an understanding of best practice solutions for common problems.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Using WebView and web settings

In this recipe, we will dive deeper into the features available in Qt's WebEngine and explore the settings that we can use to customize our WebView. We will use the source files from the previous example and add more code to it.

How to do it...

Let's explore some of the basic features of the Qt WebEngine:

  1. Open mainwindow.ui and add a vertical layout under the progress bar. Add a Plain Text Edit widget (under the Input Widgets category) and a push button to the vertical layout. Change the display of the push button to Load HTML and set the plaintext property of the Plain Text Edit widget to the following:
<Img src="