Stylesheet Example

Using a stylesheet to customize a UI.

Stylesheet demonstrates how to use a stylesheet to customize a wizard UI.

Configuring the Example Installer

The installer configuration file, config.xml, in the config directory specifies the text and default values used in the installer:

  • The <Name> element specifies the application name that is added to the page name and introduction text.
  • The <Version> element specifies the application version number.
  • The <Title> element specifies the installer name displayed on the title bar.
  • The <Publisher> element specifies the publisher of the software (as shown in the Windows Control Panel, for example).
  • The <StartMenuDir> element specifies the name of the default program group for the product in the Windows Start menu.
  • The <TargetDir> element specifies that the default target directory is located in the IfwExamples directory in the home directory of the current user (because the predefined variable@HomeDir@ is used as a part of the value). For more information, see Predefined Variables.
  • The <WizardStyle> element sets the wizard style to be used.
  • The <StyleSheet> element sets the stylesheet file.
  • The <TitleColor> element sets the color of the titles and subtitles.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<Installer>
    <Name>Stylesheet Example</Name>
    <Version>1.0.0</Version>
    <Title>Stylesheet Example</Title>
    <Publisher>Qt-Project</Publisher>
    <StartMenuDir>Qt IFW Examples</StartMenuDir>
    <TargetDir>@HomeDir@/IfwExamples/stylesheet</TargetDir>
    <WizardStyle>Classic</WizardStyle>
    <StyleSheet>style.qss</StyleSheet>
    <TitleColor>#FFFFFF</TitleColor>
</Installer>

Generating the Example Installer

To create the example installer, switch to the example source directory on the command line and enter the following command:

  • On Windows:
    ..\..\bin\binarycreator.exe -c config\config.xml -p packages installer.exe
  • On Linux or macOS:
    ../../bin/binarycreator -c config/config.xml -p packages installer

The installer is created in the current directory.

Files:

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