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Qt 5 Projects by Marco Piccolino

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Learning About Laying Out Components by Making a Page Layout Tool

In this chapter, we will create a simple application to make it easier for comic creators to prototype page layouts. We will first uncover the power of the Qt Quick framework by building a UI that makes extensive use of different, dynamic item positioning methods.

Further on, we will explore the QML camera API from the Qt Multimedia module, and discover how easy it is to integrate imaging input into our application.

Finally, we will also see how to load images from the filesystem into the UI. Here is a preview of the final result:

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