Make a GTK Web Browser with Glade

How to make a GTK web browser application with Glade and C code. A simple web browser example project using GTK+ 3 and the WebKitWebView widget from WebKitGTK. It is very simple to make a web browser using the WebKit rendering engine. This is made possible in GTK by a full-featured port of the WebKit … Continue reading Make a GTK Web Browser with Glade

GTK Image Viewer with Glade

Make a GTK image viewer using GTK+ 3, Glade and the C programming language. GTK image viewer example project and tutorial. This is a very simple example that opens and displays an image full size. The image below shows the application built in this part of the tutorial series. Part 25 of GTK 3 Programming … Continue reading GTK Image Viewer with Glade

GTK Template Files with Widget Structure

GTK template files for GTK+ 3 projects that use Glade and the C programming language. C source code that includes a widget structure for getting pointers to widgets. I got tired of manually adding a widget pointer structure, and supporting code, to every new GTK 3 Glade project. A new set of template files in … Continue reading GTK Template Files with Widget Structure

How to Install Qt Help in Linux Mint

Install Qt help documentation for the Qt 5 API and Qt Creator on Linux Mint. Installing local help documentation for Qt ensures that the correct version of the help files is available in Qt Creator. After help is installed, context sensitive help is available inside Qt Creator. Part 8 of the Qt Creator C++ Tutorial … Continue reading How to Install Qt Help in Linux Mint

GTK About Dialog Box GtkAboutDialog in Glade

Add an about dialog box to a GTK application using a GtkAboutDialog object in Glade. Example GTK application programmed in C on Linux Mint. Using a GtkAboutDialog in an application is an easy way to display information about a program like its logo, author, copyright and license. The image below shows the dialog box created … Continue reading GTK About Dialog Box GtkAboutDialog in Glade

Qt Console Application Programming

Qt console application programming with Qt Creator. Write command line applications with Qt using Qt Creator. Non-GUI terminal application development. Although Qt Creator is more likely to be used to create GUI applications, it can also be used to create Qt console applications. These applications run from the command line or terminal window. This article … Continue reading Qt Console Application Programming

Kdenlive Tooltips Missing in Linux Mint

Kdenlive tooltips missing in Linux Mint 19.2. Hovering the mouse pointer or cursor over a control in Kdenlive pops up a tooltip box, but the text is not visible. In the image below it can be seen that in Kdenlive the tooltip appears as a blank or empty box. What is Kdenlive? Kdenlive is free … Continue reading Kdenlive Tooltips Missing in Linux Mint

Position Widgets in Qt Creator

How to position widgets in Qt Creator design mode. Tips and tricks on placing and aligning widgets on a window in a Qt widget based application. Fixed widget position layout and a layout that stretches when the window is resized. The following image shows the difference between two layouts. On the left is the Hello … Continue reading Position Widgets in Qt Creator

GTK Glade C Example Text Reader Program

Build a text reader application in this simple GTK Glade C example tutorial. A GTK tutorial that goes a step beyond an easy hello world example program. This tutorial shows how create a GUI windowed application using GTK, Glade and C code. The application is a simple text reader that can open a text file … Continue reading GTK Glade C Example Text Reader Program

Qt Creator Wizard Template Files

Template files for new Qt Creator projects are available in the Qt Creator wizard when starting a new project. Custom wizards can be made using JSON files. This article gives a brief overview of Qt creator template files and Wizards. It also provides a way of speed up creating new projects. Part 4 of the … Continue reading Qt Creator Wizard Template Files