[PyKDE] dialog/mainwindow question

Garrett G. Hodgson garry at kestrel.sage.att.com
Fri Feb 14 17:13:00 GMT 2003

> A QDialog typically is used for a dialog window -- that is,
> a popup with a number of fields that are carefully arranged.
> That careful arrangement is your job; 
> A QMainWindow is the main window of your aplication: where 
> you find the text in an editor, the cells in a spreadsheet
> or the piccy in a CAD app.

this is more or less as i figured.  i still, however, have been unable
to make the Dialog case behave, either by incorporating a QVBox to
lay its children out or by explicitly using a layout manager.

now, in this case, the application in question is a mail client, and
the dialog is for replying to a message.  so it's a little fuzzy, since
it's doing more than just clicking a few settings on or off.

> (In case not: http://www.opendocs.org/pyqt -- if you find it useful,
> please buy a paper copy. The publisher has put it under an open content
> license, meaning that everything is available on the website, except,
> because of a technical snafu, the screenshots, but so far sales haven't
> paid for the bandwidth of the website.)

my paper copy arrived yesterday.  i make extensive use of online books,
and always buy one to help support the effort.

thanks for making it available.

Garry Hodgson                   Did you see your God
Senior Hacker                   rising in the smoke
Software Innovation Services    to tell you
AT&T Labs                       that it was your time?
garry at sage.att.com                - Warren Haynes

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