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    Default Background Color is clippable?

    So I made a empty widget and started adjusting its Style Sheet properties while following a tutorial and I did not get the expected result.

    the objective of this snippet should be to create a red hexagon with a white background.

    code:
    Qt Code:
    1. background: red;
    2. width: 100px;
    3. height: 100px;
    4. clip-path: polygon(50% 0, 100% 25%, 100% 75%, 50% 100%, 0 75%, 025%);
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    however the code snippet does not clip anything and the widget results in being all red.

    is there a way to achieve the desired result?

    Why I was following this tutorial:
    I was trying to create some sort of polygon area to clip the background-color of my widget.

    Thank you for any help in advance
    Last edited by noob_user; 30th June 2020 at 18:14.

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    Default Re: Background Color is clippable?

    'clip-path' is no valid qss keyword: https://doc.qt.io/qt-5/stylesheet-reference.html

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    Default Re: Background Color is clippable?

    You can create your own widget sub-class and implement QWidget::paintEvent()
    Take a look at the Shaped Clock Example

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