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Rapid GUI Programming with Python and Qt: The Definitive Guide to PyQt Programming by Mark Summerfield

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9. Layouts and Multiple Documents

In every dialog we have created so far, all the widgets have been visible at the same time. But in some cases, such as, complex configuration dialogs or property editors, so many widgets are required that showing them all at once could confuse the user. For such situations we can use tab widgets or stacked widgets that allow us to group related widgets together, and show only the relevant group, or we can use extension dialogs that can show extra options on demand. These techniques can help make dialogs smaller and easier for users to navigate and use; we will cover them in this chapter’s ...

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