makekdewidgets man page


makekdewidgets — Builds Qt(TM) widget plugins from an ini style description file.


makekdewidgets [Qt(TM)-options] [KDE-options] file


makekdewidgets builds Qt(TM) widget plugins from an ini style description file.




Input file


-o <file>
Output file
-n <plugin name>
Name of the plugin class to generate [WidgetsPlugin]
-g <group>
Default widget group name to display in designer [Custom]
-p <pixmap dir>
Embed pixmaps from a source directory

Generic options:

Show help about options
Show Qt(TM) specific options
Show KDE specific options
Show all options
Show author information
-v, --version
Show version information
Show license information

KDE Options:

--caption <caption>
Use 'caption' as name in the titlebar
--icon <icon>
Use 'icon' as the application icon
--miniicon <icon>
Use 'icon' as the application icon
--config <filename>
Use alternative configuration file
--dcopserver <server>
Use the DCOP server specified by 'server'
Disable crash handler to get core dumps
Waits for a WM_NET compatible windowmanager
--style <style>
Sets the application GUI style
--geometry <geometry>
Sets the client geometry of the main widget - see man X for the argument format

Qt(TM) options:

--display <displayname>
Use the X-server display 'displayname'
--session <sessionId>
Restore the application for the given 'sessionId'
Causes the application to install a private color map on an 8-bit display
--ncols <count>
Limits the number of colors allocated in the color cube on an 8-bit display, if the application is using the QApplication::ManyColor color specification
Tells Qt(TM) to never grab the mouse or the keyboard
Switches to synchronous mode for debugging
--fn, --font <fontname>
Defines the application font
--bg, --background <color>
Sets the default background color and an application palette (light and dark shades are calculated)
--fg, --foreground <color>
Sets the default foreground color
--btn, --button <color>
Sets the default button color
--name <name>
Sets the application name
--title <title>
Sets the application title (caption)
--visual TrueColor
Forces the application to use a TrueColor visual on an 8-bit display
--inputstyle <inputstyle>
Sets XIM (X Input Method) input style. Possible values are onthespot, overthespot, offthespot, and root
--im <XIM server>
Sets XIM server
Disable XIM
Mirrors the whole layout of widgets

See Also

KDE Developer's Corner website


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Ian Reinhart Geiser <>





2006-06-01 K Desktop Environment Programming Tool