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QMouseEvent Class Reference


The QMouseEvent class contains parameters that describe a mouse event. More...

#include <qevent.h>

Inherits QEvent.

List of all member functions.

Public Members


Detailed Description

The QMouseEvent class contains parameters that describe a mouse event.

Mouse events occur when a mouse button is pressed or released inside a widget, or when the mouse cursor is moved.

Mouse move events will only occur when some mouse button is pressed down, unless mouse tracking has been enabled.

Qt makes an automatic mouse grab when a mouse button is pressed inside a widget, and the widget will continue to receive mouse events until the last mouse button is released.

The QWidget::setEnable() function can be used to enable or disable mouse and keyboard events for a widget.

The QCursor widget has static functions for reading and setting the position of the mouse cursor.

The event handlers QWidget::mousePressEvent(), QWidget::mouseReleaseEvent(), QWidget::mouseDoubleClickEvent() and QWidget::mouseMoveEvent() receive mouse events.

See also: QWidget::setMouseTracking() and QWidget::grabMouse().

Examples: qtimage/qtimage.cpp drawlines/connect.cpp popup/popup.cpp qmag/qmag.cpp scrollview/scrollview.cpp trivial/trivial.cpp movies/main.cpp


Member Function Documentation

QMouseEvent::QMouseEvent(Typetype, constQPoint&pos, constQPoint&globalPos, intbutton, intstate)

Constructs a mouse event object.

The type parameter must be QEvent::MouseButtonPress, QEvent::MouseButtonRelease, QEvent::MouseButtonDblClick or QEvent::MouseMove.

QMouseEvent::QMouseEvent(Typetype, constQPoint&pos, intbutton, intstate)

Constructs a mouse event object.

The type parameter must be QEvent::MouseButtonPress, QEvent::MouseButtonRelease, QEvent::MouseButtonDblClick or QEvent::MouseMove.

ButtonStateQMouseEvent::button()const

Returns the button that caused the event.

Possible return values are LeftButton, RightButton, MidButton and NoButton.

Note that the returned value is always NoButton (0) for mouse move events.

See also: state().

Examples: movies/main.cpp

constQPoint&QMouseEvent::globalPos()const

Returns the global position of the mouse pointer at the time of the event. This is important on asynchronous window systems like X11: Whenever you move your widgets around in response to mouse evens, globalPos() can differ a lot from the current pointer position QCursor::pos().

See also: globalX() and globalY().

intQMouseEvent::globalX()const

Returns the global X position of the mouse pointer at the time of the event

See also: globalY() and globalPos().

intQMouseEvent::globalY()const

Returns the global Y position of the mouse pointer at the time of the event

See also: globalX() and globalPos().

constQPoint&QMouseEvent::pos()const

Returns the position of the mouse pointer, relative to the widget that received the event.

See also: x() and y().

Examples: qtimage/qtimage.cpp drawlines/connect.cpp qmag/qmag.cpp

ButtonStateQMouseEvent::state()const

Returns the button state (a combination of mouse buttons and keyboard modifiers), i.e. what buttons and keys were being held depressed immediately before the event was generated.

Note that this means that for QEvent::MouseButtonPress and QEvent::MouseButtonDblClick, the flag for the button() itself will not be set in the state; while for QEvent::MouseButtonRelease, it will.

The returned value is LeftButton, RightButton, MidButton, ShiftButton, ControlButton and AltButton OR'ed together.

See also: button() and stateAfter().

Examples: movies/main.cpp

ButtonStateQMouseEvent::stateAfter()const

Returns the state of buttons after the event.

See also: state().

intQMouseEvent::x()const

Returns the X position of the mouse pointer, relative to the widget that received the event.

See also: y() and pos().

Examples: scrollview/scrollview.cpp

intQMouseEvent::y()const

Returns the Y position of the mouse pointer, relative to the widget that received the event.

See also: x() and pos().

Examples: scrollview/scrollview.cpp


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