QPlaceAttribute Class

The QPlaceAttribute class represents generic attribute information about a place. More...

Header: #include <QPlaceAttribute>
qmake: QT += location
Since: Qt 5.6

This class was introduced in Qt 5.6.

Public Functions

QPlaceAttribute(const QPlaceAttribute &other)
QPlaceAttribute &operator=(const QPlaceAttribute &other)
virtual ~QPlaceAttribute()
bool isEmpty() const
QString label() const
void setLabel(const QString &label)
void setText(const QString &text)
QString text() const
bool operator!=(const QPlaceAttribute &other) const
bool operator==(const QPlaceAttribute &other) const

Static Public Members

const QString OpeningHours
const QString Payment
const QString Provider

Detailed Description

A QPlaceAttribute instance stores an additional piece of information about a place that is not otherwise exposed through the QPlace class. A QPlaceAttribute encapsulates a localized label which describes the attribute and rich text string representing the attribute's value. Generally, both are intended to be displayed to the end-user as is.

Some plugins may not support attributes at all, others may only support a certain set, others still may support a dynamically changing set of attributes over time or even allow attributes to be arbitrarily defined by the client application. The attributes could also vary on a place by place basis, for example one place may have opening hours while another does not. Consult the plugin references for details.

Attribute Types

The QPlaceAttribute class defines some constant strings which characterize standard attribute types.

There is a class of attribute types of the format x_id_<provider> for example x_id_here. This class of attributes is a set of alternative identifiers of the place, from the specified provider's perspective.

The above types are used to access and modify attributes in QPlace via:

The attribute type is a string type so that providers are able to introduce new attributes as necessary. Custom attribute types should always be prefixed by a qualifier in order to avoid conflicts.

User Readable and Non-User Readable Attributes

Some attributes may not be intended to be readable by end users, the label field of such attributes are empty to indicate this fact.

Member Function Documentation

QPlaceAttribute::QPlaceAttribute(const QPlaceAttribute &other)

Creates a copy of other.


Constructs an attribute.

QPlaceAttribute &QPlaceAttribute::operator=(const QPlaceAttribute &other)

Assigns other to this attribute and returns a reference to this attribute.

[virtual] QPlaceAttribute::~QPlaceAttribute()

Destroys the attribute.

bool QPlaceAttribute::isEmpty() const

Returns a boolean indicating whether the all the fields of the place attribute are empty or not.

QString QPlaceAttribute::label() const

Returns a localized label describing the attribute.

See also setLabel().

void QPlaceAttribute::setLabel(const QString &label)

Sets the label of the attribute.

See also label().

void QPlaceAttribute::setText(const QString &text)

Sets the text of the attribute.

See also text().

QString QPlaceAttribute::text() const

Returns a piece of rich text representing the attribute value.

See also setText().

bool QPlaceAttribute::operator!=(const QPlaceAttribute &other) const

Returns true if other is not equal to this attribute, otherwise returns false.

bool QPlaceAttribute::operator==(const QPlaceAttribute &other) const

Returns true if other is equal to this attribute, otherwise returns false.

Member Variable Documentation

const QString QPlaceAttribute::OpeningHours

Specifies the opening hours.

const QString QPlaceAttribute::Payment

The constant to specify an attribute that defines the methods of payment.

const QString QPlaceAttribute::Provider

The constant to specify an attribute that defines which provider the place came from.

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