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Change font in Qt application

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This code example shows how to change font of a Qt (C++) application. This is done by setting the desired font QFont using QApplication::setFont().

Article Metadata
Code ExampleTested with
Devices(s): Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
Compatibility
Platform(s): Symbian^1,Symbian^3, Meamo, MeeGo
Symbian
Platform Security
Signing Required: Self-Signed
Article
Keywords: Font
Created: savaj (12 Jun 2009)
Last edited: hamishwillee (11 Oct 2012)

Contents

Headers required

#include <QFont>

Source

//specify a new font.
QFont newFont("Courier", 8, QFont::Bold, true);
//set font of application
QApplication::setFont(newFont);

Postconditions

The code snippet is expected to show font "Courier" on application.

Further links

Code Example

  • File:QtChangeFont.zip shows how you can change text from font Courier to font Times from the menu. The example is tested on Nokia 5800 XpressMusic.
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