QVariantPointer Class

template <typename Pointer> class QVariantPointer

QVariantPointer is a template class that emulates a pointer to QVariant based on a pointer. More...

Header: #include <QVariantPointer>
CMake: find_package(Qt6 REQUIRED COMPONENTS Core)
target_link_libraries(mytarget PRIVATE Qt6::Core)
qmake: QT += core
Since: Qt 6.0

Public Functions

QVariantPointer(const Pointer *pointer)
QVariantRef<Pointer> operator*() const
Pointer operator->() const

Detailed Description

QVariantConstPointer wraps a pointer and returns QVariantRef to it from its operator*(). This makes it suitable as replacement for an actual pointer. We cannot return an actual pointer from generic iterators as the iterators don't hold an actual QVariant.

Member Function Documentation

[explicit] QVariantPointer::QVariantPointer(const Pointer *pointer)

Constructs a QVariantPointer from the given pointer.

QVariantRef<Pointer> QVariantPointer::operator*() const

Dereferences the QVariantPointer to a QVariantRef.

Pointer QVariantPointer::operator->() const

Dereferences and returns the pointer. The pointer is expected to also implement operator->().

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