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This is useful when customizing programs to suit various user needs, such as extra large icons or a different colour scheme for accessibility support.

This approach can be used to create individual tabs from existing forms, for example.

The advantage of this approach is that the user interface object can be forward-declared, which means that we do not have to include the generatedui_calculatorform.h file in the header.

uic automatically generates code in the dialog's setup Ui() function to do this, so we only need to declare and implement a slot with a name that follows a standard convention: Automatic connection of signals and slots provides both a standard naming convention and an explicit interface for widget designers to work to.

The generated code contains the form's user interface object.

Generally, in a QDialog, if we want to process the information entered by the user before accepting it, we need to connect the clicked() signal from the OKbutton to a custom slot in our dialog.

We will first show an example of the dialog in which the slot is connected by hand then compare it with a dialog that uses automatic connection.

This user interface can be retrieved from any QIODevice, e.g., a QFileobject, to obtain a form stored in a project's resource file.