Advice on Qt User interface

Matt Rogers mattr at
Wed Oct 28 03:11:55 GMT 2009

On Tuesday 27 October 2009 16:39:18 Hugo Pereira Da Costa wrote:
> Hi,
> Newbie question. What's the policy on designing user interfaces (Qt
> based) in KDE:
> use UI files rather than brute force c++, or indiferent ?
> I personally hate Qt designer (for my own reasons) and have been used to
> design my UI in brute force c++.
> Are there some known disadvantages with this approach ? Or historical
> reasons against it ?
> Thanks in advance,
> Hugo

There were several places that used handwritten layouts in C++ that were 
ported to use designer instead, so it seems that the preferred way is to use 
designer (and UI files). Besides, anytime you can get something to generate 
code for you, that's a good thing. :)
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