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QML Styling - what is happening in the back



  • Re: Defining custom colors in qml

    I'm using the same approach to define item positioning in screen (which is described in QML documentation QML Styling)
    However, I'm a little concerned about what is happening in the back of my code.

    As an example, let say this is my code:

    // Style.qml
    pragma Singleton
    import QtQuick 2.0
    QtObject {
     readonly property int posx: 20
     readonly property int posy: 10
    }
    
    // qmldir
    singleton Style 1.0 Style.qml
    
    // in use
    import QtQuick 2.0
    import "."
    
    Text {
     x: Style.posx
     y: Style.posy
     text: "Hello World"
    }
    

    My expectation is that this will behave as const int or #define in C. Basically, the constant value will be replaced at compilation time by the compiler and no binding will be created.

    I have a feeling this is not actually the case, and I would like to understand what is really happening and if there is a way to achieve a behavior similar to what I'm expecting.


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