Tag Archives: 4.8.5

Qt 4.8.5 c++ 3D Demo Update No OpenGL/DirectX Just Pure Qt

I had to abandon Qt 4.8.7 because it just doesn’t work on Windows 8 and later versions. So I reverted back to Qt 4.8.5 and had to rewrite EVERYTHING. But it works now and maybe even better. Shorter code and … Continue reading

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How To Read EXIF Orientation From JPEG in Qt 4.8.5

For many Qt lovers out there who might want to use third-party EXIF parsing library with their Qt apps, it may prove difficult unless you know what you’re doing. If you’re a hobbyist like me, man, it’s just tough. But … Continue reading

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Solution: Qt setMouseTracking Doesn’t Work

By default, Qt will set any QWidget into a QMainWindow unless you set it yourself. This is possibly why you can’t setMouseTracking in your default QWidget. You need to enable setMouseTracking if you want real-time mouse position tracking; it is … Continue reading

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Overriding QWidget Events

For the most part, Qt comes with a bunch of convenience widgets built on top of their own QWidget. They may provide very specific features and might suit your needs perfectly. But when you want to implement something that is … Continue reading

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Hello World with QPainter

This is the most basic of basic tutorials when it comes to computer programming. It is virtually done to death. The basic idea is for you as the programmer to be able to send a message to the computer and … Continue reading

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Qt 4.8.5 Prerequisites

You must have the following files installed on your Windows computer in order to follow my tutorials:

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