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Comprehensive Qwt Tutorial

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1. About this document

Qwt - Qt Widgets for Technical Applications, is a very useful library for plotting graphs in Qt applications but sadly it lacks up-to-date tutorials for beginners. This document intends to bridge that gap and help beginners to find their way in Qwt.

The author(s) only focuses on Qwt 2D plot widget and does not discuss scales, sliders, dials, compasses, thermometers, wheels and knobs, which are other features of the Qwt library.


2. Intended audience and prerequisite skills

This document is written to be helpful and understandable for beginners in Qt and Qwt with intermediate level of experience in C++ programming. The readers are expected to be familiar with Qt programming environment and Qt creator.

If you have never developed any applications using Qt you are advised to at least tryout the examples provided with Qt SDK before continuing to read this document.