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Layout Options for Qt Widgets Grayed Out



  • I'm trying to follow the Getting Started Tutorial on making a Notepad app. When I choose a Text Edit Widget in Qt Designer, I always get the layout options grayed out. I can't set the layout for some reason. I hope there's a way to fix this issue. I installed version 5.13.1 on Windows 10 Home version 1903. Please help.


  • Moderators

    The layout options are available on the containing widget, not the one you want to lay out inside. So when you want to lay out a text edit inside something else you select that something else, not the text edit.



  • Ah, yes, that does make sense. Thanks.


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