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Building an Entity-Aware Text Editor for Writing Dialogue

In the previous chapters, we provided independent comic creators with two pretty useful tools to address the scene composition stage (thumbnailing) and the page layout stage. In this chapter, we will build an app for creating simple comic scripts, which contain scene descriptions and character dialogue. The app will be a specialized text editor whose contents can be modified by either typing in or selecting predefined entities (the comic's characters) from a list.

By developing this app, we will get to know Qt Widgets, a set of mature, C++ only, desktop-oriented UI components that cover a wide range of needs. We will also learn how to create widget-based UIs with Qt Designer, similar ...

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