Accessing QML ListModel-Items with C++

  • Hey Guys,

    After finishing my program with a regular Qt Gui I have to update it for tablets. One main feature is the possibility to rearrange the UI by Drag&Drop. There are 7 elements with each 3 pictures. These pictures shall be updated by c++ code.

    My problem is that I don't know how to access the different elements to change the pictures. This is what I've written:

    @#include <QApplication>
    #include <QtCore>
    #include <QQuickItem>
    #include <QQuickView>
    #include <opencv2/core/core.hpp>
    #include <opencv2/highgui/highgui.hpp>

    #include "qtquick2applicationviewer.h"
    #include "gui.h"

    int main(int argc, char *argv[])
    QApplication app(argc, argv);

    QtQuick2ApplicationViewer viewer;
    QQuickItem* item = viewer.rootObject();
    item->setProperty("galleyColor","#a6cea9"); // Works without problems
    QList<QObject*> objectList = viewer.findChildren<QObject*>("galley1"); // does not work
    for(int i = 0; i&lt;objectList.size();i++){
    return app.exec&#40;&#41;;


    @import QtQuick 2.0

    ListModel {
    ListElement {
    objectName: "galley1"
    hoverColor: "#5040e020"
    color: "transparent"
    galleyName: "Galley 1"
    nextpicture: "Images/widget1.png"
    currentpicture: "Images/widget1.png"
    lastpicture: "Images/widget1.png"
    ListElement {
    objectName: "galley2"
    hoverColor: "#5040e020"
    color: "transparent"
    galleyName: "Galley 2"
    nextpicture: "Images/widget2.png"
    currentpicture: "Images/widget2.png"
    lastpicture: "Images/widget2.png"

    id: window

        property color galleyColor
        width: 1366
        height: 768
        color: "#00ff15"
        ListView {
            id: galleylist
            x: 0
            y: 0
            width: 1366
            height: 768
            boundsBehavior: Flickable.StopAtBounds
            z: 1
            anchors.horizontalCenterOffset: 50
            anchors.topMargin: 100
            anchors.horizontalCenter: parent.horizontalCenter
            anchors.verticalCenter: parent.verticalCenter
            spacing: 10
            orientation: ListView.Horizontal
            displaced: Transition {
                NumberAnimation { properties: "x,y"; easing.type: Easing.OutQuad }
            model: VisualDataModel {
                id: visualModel
                model: WidgetModel {
                    id: colormodel}
                delegate: MouseArea {
                    id: delegateRoot
                    property int visualIndex: VisualDataModel.itemsIndex
                    width: 170; height: 400
                    GalleyViewer {
                        objectName: model.objectName
                        id: icon
                        width: 170; height: 400
                        anchors {
                            horizontalCenter: parent.horizontalCenter;
                            verticalCenter: parent.verticalCenter
                        color: galleyColor
                        mouseOverColor: model.hoverColor
                        galleyName: model.galleyName
                        nextpicture: model.nextpicture
                        lastpicture: model.lastpicture
                        currentpicture: model.currentpicture
                        radius: 3
                        Drag.source: delegateRoot
                        Drag.hotSpot.x: 36
                        Drag.hotSpot.y: 36
                        states: [
                            State {
                                ParentChange {
                                    target: icon
                                    parent: galleylist
                                AnchorChanges {
                                    target: icon;
                                    anchors.horizontalCenter: undefined;
                                    anchors.verticalCenter: undefined
                    DropArea {
                        anchors { fill: parent; margins: 15 }
                        onEntered: visualModel.items.move(drag.source.visualIndex, delegateRoot.visualIndex&#41;


    Does anyone know where my fault is? Or is there a simpler solution? If anyone knows good examples for c++ programs with qml guis let me know =)

    Thank you!

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