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[Solved] QWidget::minimumSize vs QWidget::minimumSizeHint

  • What is the difference between QWidget::minimumSize and QWidget::minimumSizeHint? Do they mean the same? If so, when should I prefer one over the other?



  • HI and welcome to the devnet,

    QWidget::minimumSizeHint is used when you use the widget inside a layout, QWidget::minimumSize is more generic (for example a resizable widget without layout).

    You have to choose the one to use depending to what you need.

  • Ah, I see. QWidget::minimumSize (and maximumSize) actually limits what can through QWidget::setGeometry().


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