TextArea QML Type

A multi line text input control. More...

Import Statement: import Qt.labs.controls 1.0




Detailed Description

TextArea is a multi-line text editor. TextArea extends TextEdit with a placeholder text functionality, and adds decoration.

TextArea {
    placeholderText: qsTr("Enter description")

Note: Types in the Qt.labs module are not guaranteed to remain compatible in future versions.

See also TextField, Customizing TextArea, and Input Controls.

Property Documentation

background : Item

This property holds the background item.

Note: If the background item has no explicit size specified, it automatically follows the control's size. In most cases, there is no need to specify width or height for a background item.

See also Customizing TextArea.

focusReason : enumeration

This property holds the reason of the last focus change.

Note: This property does not indicate whether the control has active focus, but the reason why the control either gained or lost focus.

Qt.MouseFocusReasonA mouse action occurred.
Qt.TabFocusReasonThe Tab key was pressed.
Qt.BacktabFocusReasonA Backtab occurred. The input for this may include the Shift or Control keys; e.g. Shift+Tab.
Qt.ActiveWindowFocusReasonThe window system made this window either active or inactive.
Qt.PopupFocusReasonThe application opened/closed a pop-up that grabbed/released the keyboard focus.
Qt.ShortcutFocusReasonThe user typed a label's buddy shortcut
Qt.MenuBarFocusReasonThe menu bar took focus.
Qt.OtherFocusReasonAnother reason, usually application-specific.

See also Item::activeFocus.

placeholderText : string

This property holds the placeholder text.

Signal Documentation

void pressAndHold(MouseEvent mouse)

This signal is emitted when there is a long press (the delay depends on the platform plugin). The mouse parameter provides information about the press, including the x and y position of the press, and which button is pressed.

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