The QAbstractExtensionManager class provides an interface for extension managers in Qt Designer. More...
|qmake:||QT += designer|
|virtual QObject *||extension(QObject *object, const QString &iid) const = 0|
|virtual void||registerExtensions(QAbstractExtensionFactory *factory, const QString &iid) = 0|
|virtual void||unregisterExtensions(QAbstractExtensionFactory *factory, const QString &iid) = 0|
QAbstractExtensionManager is not intended to be instantiated directly; use the QExtensionManager instead.
In Qt Designer, extension are not created until they are required. For that reason, when implementing a custom extension, you must also create a QExtensionFactory, i.e a class that is able to make an instance of your extension, and register it using Qt Designer's extension manager.
When an extension is required, Qt Designer's extension manager will run through all its registered factories calling QExtensionFactory::createExtension() for each until the first one that is able to create the requested extension for the selected object, is found. This factory will then make an instance of the extension.
Member Function Documentation
Destroys the extension manager.
[pure virtual] QObject *QAbstractExtensionManager::extension(QObject *object, const QString &iid) const
Returns the extension, specified by iid, for the given object.
[pure virtual] void QAbstractExtensionManager::registerExtensions(QAbstractExtensionFactory *factory, const QString &iid)
Register the given extension factory with the extension specified by iid.
[pure virtual] void QAbstractExtensionManager::unregisterExtensions(QAbstractExtensionFactory *factory, const QString &iid)
Unregister the given factory with the extension specified by iid.
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