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PySide GUI Application Development by Venkateshwaran Loganathan

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Chapter 3. Main Windows and Layout Management

In the previous chapter, we have seen how to create windows using widgets. Most of the GUI applications that we use today are main window styled applications, which have a menu bar, toolbars, a status bar, a central widget, and optional dock widgets. Generally, an application will have a single main window and a collection of dialogs and widgets for serving the purpose of the application. A main window provides a framework for building an application's user interface. In this chapter, we shall discuss the creation of a main window application with its predefined components and also discuss the layout management in a windowed application.

PySide provides a class named PySide.QtGui.QMainWindow derived ...

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