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Qt Quick should be used for all UI development on mobile devices. The approach described in this article (based on QWidget) is deprecated.

This (archived) code snippet demonstrates how to add icons to buttons in QWidget based applications.

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Tested with
Devices(s): Emulator
Compatibility
Platform(s): S60 3rd Edition FP1, S60 3rd Edition FP2, S60 5th Edition
Symbian
Platform Security
Signing Required: Self-Signed
Capabilities: None
Article
Keywords: QIcon, QPushButton
Created: james1980 (09 Jan 2009)
Last edited: hamishwillee (11 Oct 2012)

Main Function

  • Function to set Icon
 button->setIcon(QIcon("c://butterfly.png"));

QIcon property holds the icon shown on the button. The icon's default size is defined by the GUI style, but can be adjusted by setting the iconSize property.

Source File

#include <QApplication>
#include <QPushButton>
#include <QWidget>
#include <QHBoxLayout>
#include <QIcon>
 
int main(int argc, char *argv[])
{
QApplication app(argc, argv);
 
QWidget *win = new QWidget;
QHBoxLayout *layout = new QHBoxLayout;
QPushButton *button = new QPushButton;
 
button->setIcon(QIcon("c://butterfly.png"));
 
QPushButton *button1 = new QPushButton;
button1->setIcon(QIcon("c://savebutton.png"));
QPushButton *button2 = new QPushButton;
button2->setIcon(QIcon("c://exitbutton.png"));
layout->addWidget(button);
layout->addWidget(button1);
layout->addWidget(button2);
 
win->setLayout(layout);
win->showMaximized();
return app.exec();
}

Screenshot

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