Chapter 2. Creating Dialogs

This chapter will teach you how to create dialog boxes using Qt. They are called dialog boxes, or simply “dialogs”, because they provide a means by which users and applications can “talk to” each other.

Dialogs present users with options and choices, and allow them to set the options to their preferred values and to make their choice. Most GUI applications consist of a main window with a menu bar and toolbar, along with dozens of dialogs that complement the main window. It is also possible to create dialog applications that respond directly to the user’s choices by performing the appropriate ...

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