QHelpSearchQueryWidget Class

The QHelpSearchQueryWidget class provides a simple line edit or an advanced widget to enable the user to input a search term in a standardized input mask. More...

Header: #include <QHelpSearchQueryWidget>
qmake: QT += help
Since: Qt 4.4
Inherits: QWidget

This class was introduced in Qt 4.4.

Public Functions

QHelpSearchQueryWidget(QWidget *parent = nullptr)
virtual ~QHelpSearchQueryWidget() override
void collapseExtendedSearch()
void expandExtendedSearch()
QString searchInput() const
void setSearchInput(const QString &searchInput)


void search()

Detailed Description

Member Function Documentation

QHelpSearchQueryWidget::QHelpSearchQueryWidget(QWidget *parent = nullptr)

Constructs a new search query widget with the given parent.

This signal is emitted when a the user has the search button invoked. After receiving the signal you can ask the QHelpSearchQueryWidget for the search input that you may pass to the QHelpSearchEngine::search() function.

[override virtual] QHelpSearchQueryWidget::~QHelpSearchQueryWidget()

Destroys the search query widget.

void QHelpSearchQueryWidget::collapseExtendedSearch()

Collapses the search query widget so that only the default search field is shown.

void QHelpSearchQueryWidget::expandExtendedSearch()

Expands the search query widget so that the extended search fields are shown.

QString QHelpSearchQueryWidget::searchInput() const

Returns a search phrase to use in combination with the QHelpSearchEngine::search(const QString &searchInput) function.

This function was introduced in Qt 5.9.

See also setSearchInput().

void QHelpSearchQueryWidget::setSearchInput(const QString &searchInput)

Sets the QHelpSearchQueryWidget input field to the value specified by searchInput.

Note: The QHelpSearchEngine::search(const QString &searchInput) function has to be called to perform the actual search.

This function was introduced in Qt 5.9.

See also searchInput().

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