Custom progress bar

  • Hello,

    My experience in Qt is at this point very limited and I'm taking a dive in the deep by trying to create a custom progress bar for my application. The progress bar I'm trying to create needs to looks something like this:

    Any hints on how to create such as custom progress bar are very appreciated.

    Thanks in advance!

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    Subclass QProgessBar and reimplement the paintEvent() handler like this:
    Untested, but it should give you an idea how to achieve it. Feel free to tweak it to your needs.

    void MyProgressBar::paintEvent( QPaintEvent* )
           QPainter p( this );
           p.setPen( Qt::NoPen );
           qreal blockWidth = rect().width() / 10;
           qreal blockSpacing = blockWidth / 10;
           blockWidth -= blockSpacing;
           qreal blockHeight = rect().height();
           qreal percentageValue = (value() - minimum()) / (maximum() - minimum());
           for( int i = 0; i < 10; ++i )
                   Qt::Color color = percentageValue >= (i+1)*10 ? Qt::green : Qt::white;
                   p.setBrush( color );
                   int x = i * (blockWidth + blockSpacing);
                   int y = 0;
                   p.drawRectF( QRect(x,y,blockWidth,blockHeight) );

  • @raven-worx Thank you, I learned about subclassing and it is pretty easy to modify the widgets to fit my needs. Now just finding out more about painting objects and I'm good to go.

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