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[SOLVED] Superimpose Qwidget background on QMainWindow background
I have a mainwindow with a Qwidget as the central widget, which in turn consists of serveral widgets. Both the mainwindow and the central widget have a a background image but I'm not able to superimpose the central widget background on the mainwindow background. The central widget background image is translucent so I should be able to see the foggy background image of the mainwindow. The code I'm using now in the mainwindow is
QPalette p = palette();
QDesktopWidget* desktopWidget = QApplication::desktop(); QRect rect = desktopWidget->availableGeometry(); QSize size(rect.width() , rect.height()); QPixmap pixmap(pixmap1.scaled(size)); p.setBrush(QPalette::Background, pixmap); setPalette(p);
CentralWidget *cw = new CentralWidget();
Even if I try to set only the central widget background, the image appears as a background for the widgets inside the central widget and not the central widget as a whole.
I know I have not framed the question very well, but if you are able to understand it, please do help me.
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Can you attach an image of the result that you are getting, it will be of help.
Umm, please don't laugh at me. How do I attach a local file from my computer?
Instead of a central widget, I used a QLabel, assigned the layouts to it and set the stylesheet. And it worked!