QPdfSelection Class

The QPdfSelection class defines a range of text that has been selected on one page in a PDF document, and its geometric boundaries. More...

Header: #include <QPdfSelection>
Since: Qt 5.15


Public Functions

QPdfSelection(QPdfSelection &&other)
QPdfSelection(const QPdfSelection &other)
QPdfSelection &operator=(QPdfSelection &&other)
QPdfSelection &operator=(const QPdfSelection &other)
QRectF boundingRectangle() const
QList<QPolygonF> bounds() const
void copyToClipboard(QClipboard::Mode mode = QClipboard::Clipboard) const
int endIndex() const
bool isValid() const
int startIndex() const
void swap(QPdfSelection &other)
QString text() const

Detailed Description

See also QPdfDocument::getSelection().

Property Documentation

[read-only] boundingRectangle : const QRectF

This property holds the overall bounding rectangle (convex hull) around bounds.

Access functions:

QRectF boundingRectangle() const

[read-only] bounds : const QList<QPolygonF>

This property holds a set of regions that the selected text occupies on the page, represented as polygons. The coordinate system for the polygons has the origin at the upper-left corner of the page, and the units are points.

Note: For now, the polygons returned from QPdfDocument::getSelection() are always rectangles; but in the future it may be possible to represent more complex regions.

Access functions:

QList<QPolygonF> bounds() const

[read-only] endIndex : const int

This property holds the index at the end of text within the full text on the page.

Access functions:

int endIndex() const

[read-only] startIndex : const int

This property holds the index at the beginning of text within the full text on the page.

Access functions:

int startIndex() const

[read-only] text : const QString

This property holds the selected text.

Access functions:

QString text() const

[read-only] valid : const bool

This property holds whether the selection is valid.

Access functions:

bool isValid() const

Member Function Documentation

QPdfSelection::QPdfSelection(QPdfSelection &&other)

Move-copy constructor.

QPdfSelection::QPdfSelection(const QPdfSelection &other)

Default constructs an instance of QPdfSelection.

QPdfSelection &QPdfSelection::operator=(QPdfSelection &&other)

Move-assignment operator.

QPdfSelection &QPdfSelection::operator=(const QPdfSelection &other)

Copy-assignment operator.


Destroys the instance of QPdfSelection.

void QPdfSelection::copyToClipboard(QClipboard::Mode mode = QClipboard::Clipboard) const

Copies text to the system clipboard depending on the mode selected.

void QPdfSelection::swap(QPdfSelection &other)

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