Using standard icons in Qt Designer and Qt Creator

With Qt 4.8 it has become fairly easy to use icons from the standard icon theme on buttons. Simply use the label from the icon naming specification as theme name.

Using standard icons in Qt Designer

Fun fact: This does not work on Windows!


  • sipiatti posted on 16.07.2012 at 06:48:

    Thanks, exactly what I was looking for.

  • Horst Walter posted on 07.09.2012 at 10:14:

    Doing so under Win7 does not give me any visible icons, anything else I need to do? Anything to install, etc.?

  • dseemann posted on 17.09.2012 at 14:19:

    This option unfortunately seems to be nonexistent on Windows.