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changing LO code to use QT [closed]

asked 2013-09-12 11:56:30 +0200

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Are they any plans to replace existing gui/other third party libraries with QT? I feel it would make it a lot easier to maintain the code because quite a bit of LO code seems to be made from scratch even for basic things. I had a look at the crazy ideas wiki and the last comments seem to be two years ago, during which time QT has come a long way.

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answered 2013-09-13 04:18:18 +0200

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I am not aware of any plans to convert from the Visual Components Library (VCL) to natively using Qt. According to this question/answer about GUI toolkits, the current arrangement is in place to allow GTK+/Qt parity. With the current rise of Wayland and fall of Gnome taking place it is possible that this situation may change in the future.

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