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== Purpose ==
== Examples ==
== Guidelines ==
* Do you really need a custom widget? Check whether an existing widget cannot be used instead.
* It is strongly recommended to consult the usability team (https://git.reviewboard.kde.org/groups/usability/) and the accessibility team (https://git.reviewboard.kde.org/groups/kdeaccessibility/) in advance of your implementation.
* Create interaction by following natural design. Find the appropriate metaphor and create interface as near to real usage as possible.
* Make sure your new widget:
** Resizes correctly
** Handles right-to-left setups
** Supports keyboard navigation (receives and gives focus, indicates when it is focused)
** Works well with different color schemes
** Looks as close to existing Qt or kdelibs widgets as possible (use QStyle or QStylePainter to draw elements).
** Is based on an existing widget rather than a plain QWidget if possible
* If possible, consider making your widget reusable enough so that it can be integrated in standard widgets
== Implementation ==

Latest revision as of 11:26, 4 August 2016

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