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  • Hi all,

    I have a GUI Application which is developed in C++ and Tilcon GUI tool.
    Tilcon will provide facility to design Ui pages and API to handle Ui file.

    For handling event: "TRT_GETINPUT(...)" will return a structure which will having information about event like
    eventId, parent window, state of widget, time, text on object etc..

    Now we are planning to migrate above same GUI application into Qt, C++.
    Is there any such function which can give information about event.

    I have studied signals and slot but i need better way of handling of event.
    please suggest some solution.

    Thank you

  • Lifetime Qt Champion


    You can have a look at "this": chapter from the documentation which explains the event system used by Qt.

    There's an equivalent chapter for QML

  • Thank you .. it is working.I am get event on window/ widget click but how to get event on button click or button state change or change item in combo box ...etc..

  • I dont want any event on window click .
    I need event on mouse click on any widget like button , check box ..
    and i need event info like event generate widget id, state ..etc..

    can you please help me.

    Thank you

  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    Then you should take a look at the eventFilter function. Do you really need that level of details ? If so, why ?

  • Thank you,
    yes i need all info about event because the existing GUI application design is such a way that,
    each events have some set of actions to excite based on some preconditions.

    Ex: Event ID = button1
    precondition = "read text on button2
    Action = if precondition oK then write text on button3.

    so all events, preconditions and Actions are configurable.
    Each time will check event Id which is return from TRT_GETINPUT(..) with configuration events if both are matching then we check precondition and perform action.

    so that why i need a function which return event info.

  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    AFAIK you can't match that pattern without creating e.g. your own events with these parameters. Or maybe a state machine.

  • hi,
    Actually eventID and precondition and action is not pattren.
    Actual Config format is
    EventId = button1 //Object ID
    ObjectID = button2 //object id for precondition
    Attribut = text // read text on button2

    precondition value = Hello //if text on button is hello
    objectId = button3
    action = 3 /
    Argumet = hello /// set text "hello" on button 3 ; we have set of function 3 equivalent to set text.

  • EventFilter is called for mouse button press on button object.

    i have added installEventFilter in constructor.?

    Can we need to include any .h or any thing in .pro file
    my code is:

    In .h

    bool eventFilter(QObject *object, QEvent *event);

    in .cpp

    mainwindow :: mainwindow(....)
    bool mainwindow::eventFilter(QObject *object, QEvent *event)
    if(event->type() == QEvent::MouseButtonPress)
    can you plz help me how work with event filter

  • hi
    bool eventfilter(Qobject* , QEvent* );
    is working if i create a project with base class of Qwidget but it is not working if i create project with base class of QMainWindow.

    Why this is any reason for it?
    How can make it work for base class Qmainwindow.

    Thank you

  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    QMainWindow is a way more complex widget (docks/central widget etc…) You may have to install your event filter on multiple widgets.

  • hi,
    I have install event filter with function "button->installEventFilter(this)"

    i am try to install on button

    i am installing event filter after setupUi(..);

    i am not getting window after run the program.
    i am getting message like "The program has unexpectedly finished"
    and " c:\Qt_practice\mouse_event.exe existed with code -1073741819".

  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    What does a run through the debugger tells you ?

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