Repeater QML Type
Instantiates a number of Item-based components using a provided model. More...
|Import Statement:||import QtQuick 2.13|
- Item itemAt(index)
The Repeater type is used to create a large number of similar items. Like other view types, a Repeater has a model and a delegate: for each entry in the model, the delegate is instantiated in a context seeded with data from the model. A Repeater item is usually enclosed in a positioner type such as Row or Column to visually position the multiple delegate items created by the Repeater.
A Repeater's model can be any of the supported data models. Additionally, like delegates for other views, a Repeater delegate can access its index within the repeater, as well as the model data relevant to the delegate. See the delegate property documentation for details.
Items instantiated by the Repeater are inserted, in order, as children of the Repeater's parent. The insertion starts immediately after the repeater's position in its parent stacking list. This allows a Repeater to be used inside a layout. For example, the following Repeater's items are stacked between a red rectangle and a blue rectangle:
Note: A Repeater item owns all items it instantiates. Removing or dynamically destroying an item created by a Repeater results in unpredictable behavior.
The Repeater type creates all of its delegate items when the repeater is first created. This can be inefficient if there are a large number of delegate items and not all of the items are required to be visible at the same time. If this is the case, consider using other view types like ListView (which only creates delegate items when they are scrolled into view) or use the Dynamic Object Creation methods to create items as they are required.
count : int
This property holds the number of items in the model.
Note: The number of items in the model as reported by count may differ from the number of created delegates if the Repeater is in the process of instantiating delegates or is incorrectly set up.
[default] delegate : Component
The delegate provides a template defining each item instantiated by the repeater.
Delegates are exposed to a read-only
index property that indicates the index of the delegate within the repeater. For example, the following Text delegate displays the index of each repeated item:
See also QML Data Models.
The model providing data for the repeater.
This property can be set to any of the supported data models:
- A number that indicates the number of delegates to be created by the repeater
- A model (e.g. a ListModel item, or a QAbstractItemModel subclass)
- A string list
- An object list
The type of model affects the properties that are exposed to the delegate.
See also Data Models.
itemAdded(index, Item item)
This signal is emitted when an item is added to the repeater. The index parameter holds the index at which the item has been inserted within the repeater, and the item parameter holds the Item that has been added.
The corresponding handler is
itemRemoved(index, Item item)
This signal is emitted when an item is removed from the repeater. The index parameter holds the index at which the item was removed from the repeater, and the item parameter holds the Item that was removed.
Do not keep a reference to item if it was created by this repeater, as in these cases it will be deleted shortly after the signal is handled.
The corresponding handler is
Returns the Item that has been created at the given index, or
null if no item exists at index.
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