[SailfishDevel] Silica QML objects that can have a menu property

E.S. Rosenberg es.rosenberg+sailfishos.org at gmail.com
Sat Oct 12 21:52:41 UTC 2019


(Or just being able to add a contextMenu to a Label)

Op zo 13 okt. 2019 om 00:52 schreef E.S. Rosenberg <
es.rosenberg+sailfishos.org at gmail.com>:

> Hi Thomas,
>
> Thanks for your long answer and the many references, I guess my main point
> was a bit nit-picking in the sense that Semantically/Linguistically it does
> not seem to make sense to me to use a ListItem (yes it works, but if you
> were to tell anyone that is what you need to use I think they would also
> say "huh?")
>
> Container and Item and are not documented here:
> https://sailfishos.org/develop/docs/silica/sailfish-silica-all.html/
> To me using Item or Container for this would make most sense actually.
>
> Thanks again for your time,
> Eli
>
> Op vr 11 okt. 2019 om 16:16 schreef Thomas Tanghus <thomas at tanghus.net>:
>
>> On torsdag den 10. oktober 2019 06.30.33 CEST E.S. Rosenberg wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > My question may be very simple - is ListItem the only type of object
>> that
>> > may display a text on a page that can have a "menu" property? I went
>> over
>> > the Silica reference quickly and I didn't find any other similar items.
>> >
>> > The reason I ask this is that I have a single item I am displaying to
>> > which I am adding a context menu and semantically it just seemed weird
>> > that I would have to put that inside of a ListItem to be able to add a
>> > menu: ContextMenu property.
>> >
>> > Or did I miss some other object that does support this property?
>>
>> You can set the 'container' property to the parent of the menu as done in:
>>
>> https://github.com/tanghus/kitchen-timer-qml/blob/master/qml/pages/TimerPage.qml#L220
>>
>> There it's a BackgroundItem:
>>
>> https://github.com/tanghus/kitchen-timer-qml/blob/master/qml/pages/TimerPage.qml#L124
>>
>> Or did I misunderstand you?
>>
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>>
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