Introducing the Graphics View framework

Qt provides a separate view framework, the Graphics View framework, to draw hundreds or thousands of relatively lightweight customized items at once. You will choose the Graphics View framework if you're implementing your own widget set from scratch (although you might want to consider Qt Quick for this as well), or if you have a large number of items to display on the screen at once, each with their own position and data. This is especially important for applications that process and display a great deal of data, such as geographic information systems or computer-aided design applications.

In the Graphics View framework, Qt defines the scene, responsible for providing a fast interface to a large number ...

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