- 6 public functions inherited from QEvent
Additional Inherited Members
The QFileOpenEvent class provides an event that will be sent when there is a request to open a file or a URL.
File open events will be sent to the QApplication::instance() when the operating system requests that a file or URL should be opened. This is a high-level event that can be caused by different user actions depending on the user's desktop environment; for example, double clicking on an file icon in the Finder on Mac OS X.
This event is only used to notify the application of a request. It may be safely ignored.
Note: This class is currently supported for Mac OS X and Symbian only.
Member Function Documentation
QString QFileOpenEvent::file() const
Returns the file that is being opened.
bool QFileOpenEvent::openFile(QFile & file, QIODevice::OpenMode flags) const
Opens a QFile on the file referenced by this event in the mode specified by flags. Returns true if successful; otherwise returns false.
This is necessary as some files cannot be opened by name, but require specific information stored in this event. For example, if this QFileOpenEvent contains a request to open a Symbian data caged file, the QFile could only be opened from the Symbian RFile used in the construction of this event.
This function was introduced in Qt 4.8.
QUrl QFileOpenEvent::url() const
Returns the url that is being opened.
This function was introduced in Qt 4.6.
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