[PyQt] Set a SVG image as background and with transparency

Gustavo A. Díaz gustavo.diaz at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 00:56:55 BST 2007

Thanks David, i will investigate on that, meanwhile i am developing others
parts of my app, cause that is only EyeCandy, so is not critical... but i
hope to resolve that.

Anyway, who want to see a total QT styled app? :D Still there is much work i
must do
Here some pics:


2007/8/9, David Boddie <david at boddie.org.uk>:
> On Thursday 09 August 2007 04:41, Gustavo A. Dí­az wrote:
> > Well guys... i am getting nuts trying to do this :S
> Sorry to hear that. Trying to make windows partially transparent will do
> that to you. :-/
> > Here is an example i what i really want:
> >
> > Superkaramba Applet:
> >
> http://opencoffee.lnxteam.org/downloads/pub/pics/SuperKaramba_AppletExample
> >.png
> >
> > Now, superkaramba is developed with C++/Python/QT. As you could see,
> > they do not use QT background for the app, but .png pixmaps as
> > backgrounds and with transparency.
> I don't know very much about Superkaramba but I believe it doesn't
> actually
> paint onto normal windows. If you are using a platform that supports
> window composition then it may be possible to do this with "normal" PyQt
> applications, but otherwise you may well be disappointed.
> > Anyone could help me to make this possible?
> >
> > I've read a lot of examples ... but still i cant make it :S
> >
> > Thanks guys and sorry to disturb you... but i am stuck on this...
> There is some information about this in the qt-interest mailing list
> archives:
> http://lists.trolltech.com/qt4-preview-feedback/2005-04/thread00019-0.html
> Basically, unless I'm missing some information, it's not as simple as one
> might expect. You might get more suggestions for ways to do what you want
> by looking at the qt-interest or kde-devel mailing list archives, or even
> asking on there:
>   http://lists.trolltech.com/qt-interest/
>   http://lists.kde.org/?l=kde-devel&r=1&w=2
> David
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Gustavo A. Díaz
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