QTechnique Class

class Qt3DRender::QTechnique

Encapsulates a Technique. More...

Header: #include <QTechnique>
CMake: find_package(Qt6 REQUIRED COMPONENTS 3drender)
target_link_libraries(mytarget PRIVATE Qt6::3drender)
qmake: QT += 3drender
Instantiated By: Technique
Inherits: Qt3DCore::QNode


Public Functions

void addFilterKey(Qt3DRender::QFilterKey *filterKey)
void addParameter(Qt3DRender::QParameter *parameter)
void addRenderPass(Qt3DRender::QRenderPass *pass)
QList<Qt3DRender::QFilterKey *> filterKeys() const
Qt3DRender::QGraphicsApiFilter *graphicsApiFilter()
const Qt3DRender::QGraphicsApiFilter *graphicsApiFilter() const
QList<Qt3DRender::QParameter *> parameters() const
void removeFilterKey(Qt3DRender::QFilterKey *filterKey)
void removeParameter(Qt3DRender::QParameter *parameter)
void removeRenderPass(Qt3DRender::QRenderPass *pass)
QList<Qt3DRender::QRenderPass *> renderPasses() const

Detailed Description

A Qt3DRender::QTechnique specifies a set of Qt3DRender::QRenderPass objects, Qt3DRender::QFilterKey objects, Qt3DRender::QParameter objects and a Qt3DRender::QGraphicsApiFilter, which together define a rendering technique the given graphics API can render. The filter keys are used by Qt3DRender::QTechniqueFilter to select specific techniques at specific parts of the FrameGraph. A QParameter defined on a QTechnique overrides parameter (of the same name) defined in QRenderPass, but are overridden by parameter in QRenderPassFilter, QTechniqueFilter, QMaterial and QEffect.

When creating an QEffect that targets several versions of a graphics API, it is useful to create several QTechnique nodes each with a graphicsApiFilter set to match one of the targeted GL versions. At runtime, the Qt3D renderer will select the most appropriate QTechnique based on which graphics API versions are supported and (if specified) the QFilterKey nodes that satisfy a given QTechniqueFilter in the FrameGraph.

Note: When using OpenGL as the graphics API for rendering, Qt3D relies on the QSurfaceFormat returned by QSurfaceFormat::defaultFormat() at runtime to decide what is the most appropriate GL version available. If you need to customize the QSurfaceFormat, do not forget to apply it with QSurfaceFormat::setDefaultFormat(). Setting the QSurfaceFormat on the view will likely have no effect on Qt3D related rendering.

Note: QTechnique node can not be disabled.

QTechnique *gl3Technique = new QTechnique();

// Create the render passes
QRenderPass *firstPass = new QRenderPass();
QRenderPass *secondPass = new QRenderPass();

// Add the passes to the technique

// Set the targeted GL version for the technique

// Create a FilterKey
QFilterKey *filterKey = new QFilterKey();

// Add the FilterKey to the Technique

// Create a QParameter
QParameter *colorParameter = new QParameter(QStringLiteral("color"), QColor::fromRgbF(0.0f, 0.0f, 1.0f, 1.0f));

// Add parameter to technique

See also QEffect, QRenderPass, and QTechniqueFilter.

Property Documentation

[read-only] graphicsApiFilter : Qt3DRender::QGraphicsApiFilter* const

Specifies the graphics API filter being used

Access functions:

Qt3DRender::QGraphicsApiFilter *graphicsApiFilter()
const Qt3DRender::QGraphicsApiFilter *graphicsApiFilter() const

Member Function Documentation

void QTechnique::addFilterKey(Qt3DRender::QFilterKey *filterKey)

Add filterKey to the Qt3DRender::QTechnique local filter keys.

void QTechnique::addParameter(Qt3DRender::QParameter *parameter)

Add parameter to the technique's parameters.

void QTechnique::addRenderPass(Qt3DRender::QRenderPass *pass)

Appends a pass to the technique.

QList<Qt3DRender::QFilterKey *> QTechnique::filterKeys() const

Returns the list of Qt3DCore::QFilterKey key objects making up the filter keys of the Qt3DRender::QTechnique.

QList<Qt3DRender::QParameter *> QTechnique::parameters() const

Returns a vector of the techniques current parameters

void QTechnique::removeFilterKey(Qt3DRender::QFilterKey *filterKey)

Removes filterKey from the Qt3DRender::QTechnique local filter keys.

void QTechnique::removeParameter(Qt3DRender::QParameter *parameter)

Remove parameter from the technique's parameters.

void QTechnique::removeRenderPass(Qt3DRender::QRenderPass *pass)

Removes a pass from the technique.

QList<Qt3DRender::QRenderPass *> QTechnique::renderPasses() const

Returns the list of render passes contained in the technique.

© 2024 The Qt Company Ltd. Documentation contributions included herein are the copyrights of their respective owners. The documentation provided herein is licensed under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License version 1.3 as published by the Free Software Foundation. Qt and respective logos are trademarks of The Qt Company Ltd. in Finland and/or other countries worldwide. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.