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Change font in Qt application

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Tested with
Devices(s): Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
Compatibility
Platform(s): S60 3rd Edition, FP1, FP2
S60 5th Edition
Symbian
Article
Keywords: QApplication::setFont(), QApplication::font()
Created: (12 Jun 2009)
Last edited: somnathbanik (29 Apr 2011)

Contents

Overview

This code snippets shows how to change font of application in Qt. API QApplication::setFont() will set the font of application, and it take QFont as parameter. so normally we need to specify font using QFont API.

This snippet can be self-signed. As it does not use any API which require developer/certified signing.

Preconditions

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.

Font Courier (Bold and Italic)

Font1.JPG

After changing font to Times
Font2.JPG


External links

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Code Example

  • The [File:QtChangeFont.zip|Code Example]] will show font Courier and you can change it to Times from menu. The example is tested on Nokia 5800 XpressMusic.
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