[webkit-dev] Qt 4.4 Embedded with WebKit

Jay Tucker jay.tucker at gmail.com
Thu May 22 11:57:18 PDT 2008

Hi Maciej,

Thanks very much for the prompt response.

How should I post the test case? Is it sufficient just to paste the
contents of my HTML file and associated CSS file into an e-mail and
explain what I think should happen and what does happen?


On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 2:29 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
> On May 22, 2008, at 11:19 AM, Jay Tucker wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> This might not be the right forum for this question, but I'll ask it
>> here all the same. If it's not the appropriate forum for this
>> question, I'd be grateful if somebody could let me know where a better
>> place to try asking it is.
>> I've just cross-compiled and installed Qt 4.4 Embedded on a prototype
>> ARM-based device. Both the build and the install seemed to go OK. I'm
>> particularly interested in using the new integrated WebKit offered by
>> Qt 4.4. I started up webviewer, the little demo browser app that comes
>> with Qt 4.4 Embedded, and pointed it at some HTML files I had on the
>> local file system (using file:///).
>> In short, the rendering is really bad. WebKit seems to parse HTML and
>> display its content, but it doesn't seem to understand or apply even
>> the simplest CSS rules. I've tried external, embedded, and inline
>> style sheets for simple things like setting the size, position, and
>> background color of <div> elements, and nothing seems to work. I can't
>> believe that WebKit doesn't have CSS support.
>> Has anybody else seen anything like this? Any ideas on what's
>> happening or how to make this work?
> Please post a test case that does not do what you expect.
>  - Maciej

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