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Revision as of 19:10, 25 September 2011

Contents

The mission

Print Hello World on your printer. There will be no more dialog to confirm how many pages you want or the like.

The files

main.cpp

  1. #include <qpainter.h>
  2. #include <qprinter.h>
  3. #include <kapplication.h>
  4. #include <kaboutdata.h>
  5. #include <kmessagebox.h>
  6. #include <kcmdlineargs.h>
  7.  
  8. /*
  9. This prints Hello World on your printer
  10. */
  11.  
  12. int main(int argc, char *argv[])
  13. {
  14.     KAboutData aboutData(
  15.                          // The program name used internally.
  16.                          "tutorial-printing",
  17.                          // The message catalog name
  18.                          // If null, program name is used instead.
  19.                          0,
  20.                          // A displayable program name string.
  21.                          ki18n("Printing Tutorial"),
  22.                          // The program version string.
  23.                          "1.0",
  24.                          // Short description of what the app does.
  25.                          ki18n("Displays a KMessageBox popup"),
  26.                          // The license this code is released under
  27.                          KAboutData::License_GPL,
  28.                          // Copyright Statement
  29.                          ki18n("(c) 2006-2011"),
  30.                          // Optional text shown in the About box.
  31.                          // Can contain any information desired.
  32.                          ki18n("Some text..."),
  33.                          // The program homepage string.
  34.                          "http://example.com/",
  35.                          // The bug report email address
  36.                          "submit@bugs.kde.org");
  37.     KCmdLineArgs::init( argc, argv, &aboutData );
  38.     KApplication app;
  39.  
  40.     QPrinter printer;
  41.     printer.setFullPage(true);
  42.     QPainter painter;
  43.     painter.begin(&printer);
  44.     painter.drawText(100,100,"Hello World");
  45.     painter.end(); 
  46.     // this makes the print job start
  47. }

CMakeLists.txt

find_package(KDE4 REQUIRED)
include_directories( ${KDE4_INCLUDES} )
kde4_add_executable(printhelloworld main.cpp)
target_link_libraries(printhelloworld ${KDE4_KDEUI_LIBS} ${QT_QTGUI_LIBRARY})

Make and Run

To build and run it, make sure you have your build environment set up correctly as described here, then do:

cmake .
make
./printhelloworld

Next

Next: How to use the KDE print dialog in your programs


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