de.skycoder42.quickextras

Additional Stuff for Qt Quick Controls 2, to make it work event better

version 2.1.0

To install:

❯ qpm install de.skycoder42.quickextras

QuickExtras

Additional Stuff for Qt Quick Controls 2, to make it work event better

Note: The android specific stuff has been moved to AndroidUtils

Features

This package is a collection of various qml types to improve the qt quick controls 2 as well as android support

  • QML Types
    • CommonStyle - An item to easily access style parameters (like accent, background, etc) without referencing the styles directly
    • TintIcon - An icon with a tint color
    • AppBarButton - A button to be used in ActionBars, in short an improved toolbutton
    • FloatingActionButton - Improved Version of the RoundButton
    • AlerDialog - A keyboard-aware qml dialog, extending the default dialog by modifying position and size
    • ActionBar - A Toolbar in android style - menu button, title, actions and more menu (and an optional TabBar)
    • NavigationDrawer - A Drawer with automated size behavior
    • DoubleSpinBox - A spinbox for double values
    • QuickExtras singleton with additional properties/methods
  • Adds an SVG image provider that uses the SVG engine to scale images, instead of zooming in QML (which looks horrible on high DPI devices)
  • Makes QSortFilterProxyModel available in QML

Installation

The package is providet as qpm package, de.skycoder42.quickextras. To install:

  1. Install qpm (See GitHub - Installing, for windows see below)
  2. In your projects root directory, run qpm install de.skycoder42.quickextras
  3. Include qpm to your project by adding include(vendor/vendor.pri) to your .pro file

Check their GitHub - Usage for App Developers to learn more about qpm.

Important for Windows users: QPM Version 0.10.0 (the one you can download on the website) is currently broken on windows! It's already fixed in master, but not released yet. Until a newer versions gets released, you can download the latest dev build from here:

Usage

All the QML type ar available via the import import de.skycoder42.quickextras 2.0. To make use of the SVG image provider, it must be registered in the engine. This can be done by calling QuickExtras::setupEngine(engine); in your main. To load svg images, use image://svg/dir_to/image. This would load the svg image :/dir_to/image.svg from the resources. Have a look at the Demo project to see a small example of the extra controls

Haptic Feedback

Since haptic feedback is device specific, it is not implemented here. The QuickExtras.hapticLongPress() by default does nothing, unless a feedback trigger has been set by using QuickExtras::setHapticFeedbackProvider. Pro-Tip: My AndroidUtils package provides a method to trigger such feedback for android.

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Skycoder

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License: BSD_3_CLAUSE

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