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PySide GUI Application Development by Venkateshwaran Loganathan

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Chapter 5. Dialogs and Widgets

Any main windowed applications in the GUI are to be supplemented with dialogs and widgets to present a complete workable and usable application to the users. Dialogs are those small sized windows with some specific functions that will aid the users with selecting some options or executing some operations. The most common examples of dialogs include "File Open" dialog and a "Search Dialog" in many text/image editing applications, a "Color Chooser" dialog in various paint applications and so on. In many GUI toolkits, the terms dialogs and widgets are used interchangeably. As a general difference, the dialogs are the small windows whose main purpose is to establish a connection between the user and the program. We normally ...

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