SVG is an XML-based language for describing two-dimensional vector graphics. Qt provides classes for saving vector shapes as 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 onscreen:
- First of all, let's create a menu bar by right-clicking the main window widget on the hierarchy window and selecting the 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: