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Game Programming using Qt 5 Beginner's Guide - Second Edition by Lorenz Haas, Witold Wysota, Pavel Strakhov

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Design mode interface

Open the mainwindow.ui file and examine Qt Creator's Design mode:

The Design mode consists of five major parts (they are marked on this screenshot):

  • The central area (1) is the main worksheet. It contains a graphical representation of the form being designed where you can move widgets around, compose them into layouts, and see how they react. It also allows further manipulation of the form using the point-and-click method that we will learn later.
  • The toolbox (2) is located in the left part of the window. It contains a list of available types of widget that are arranged into groups containing items with a related or ...

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