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       QEvent - The base class of all event classes. Event objects contain event parameters


       #include <qevent.h>

       Inherits Qt.

       Inherited by QTimerEvent, QMouseEvent, QWheelEvent, QTabletEvent, QKeyEvent, QFocusEvent,
       QPaintEvent, QMoveEvent, QResizeEvent, QCloseEvent, QIconDragEvent, QShowEvent,
       QHideEvent, QContextMenuEvent, QIMEvent, QDropEvent, QDragLeaveEvent, QChildEvent, and

   Public Members
       enum Type { None = 0, Timer = 1, MouseButtonPress = 2, MouseButtonRelease = 3,
           MouseButtonDblClick = 4, MouseMove = 5, KeyPress = 6, KeyRelease = 7, FocusIn = 8,
           FocusOut = 9, Enter = 10, Leave = 11, Paint = 12, Move = 13, Resize = 14, Create = 15,
           Destroy = 16, Show = 17, Hide = 18, Close = 19, Quit = 20, Reparent = 21,
           ShowMinimized = 22, ShowNormal = 23, WindowActivate = 24, WindowDeactivate = 25,
           ShowToParent = 26, HideToParent = 27, ShowMaximized = 28, ShowFullScreen = 29, Accel =
           30, Wheel = 31, AccelAvailable = 32, CaptionChange = 33, IconChange = 34,
           ParentFontChange = 35, ApplicationFontChange = 36, ParentPaletteChange = 37,
           ApplicationPaletteChange = 38, PaletteChange = 39, Clipboard = 40, Speech = 42,
           SockAct = 50, AccelOverride = 51, DeferredDelete = 52, DragEnter = 60, DragMove = 61,
           DragLeave = 62, Drop = 63, DragResponse = 64, ChildInserted = 70, ChildRemoved = 71,
           LayoutHint = 72, ShowWindowRequest = 73, WindowBlocked = 74, WindowUnblocked = 75,
           ActivateControl = 80, DeactivateControl = 81, ContextMenu = 82, IMStart = 83,
           IMCompose = 84, IMEnd = 85, Accessibility = 86, TabletMove = 87, LocaleChange = 88,
           LanguageChange = 89, LayoutDirectionChange = 90, Style = 91, TabletPress = 92,
           TabletRelease = 93, OkRequest = 94, HelpRequest = 95, WindowStateChange = 96, IconDrag
           = 97, User = 1000, MaxUser = 65535 }
       QEvent ( Type type )
       virtual ~QEvent ()
       Type type () const
       bool spontaneous () const


       The QEvent class is the base class of all event classes. Event objects contain event

       Qt's main event loop (QApplication::exec()) fetches native window system events from the
       event queue, translates them into QEvents and sends the translated events to QObjects.

       In general, events come from the underlying window system (spontaneous() returns TRUE) but
       it is also possible to manually send events using QApplication::sendEvent() and
       QApplication::postEvent() (spontaneous() returns FALSE).

       QObjects receive events by having their QObject::event() function called. The function can
       be reimplemented in subclasses to customize event handling and add additional event types;
       QWidget::event() is a notable example. By default, events are dispatched to event handlers
       like QObject::timerEvent() and QWidget::mouseMoveEvent(). QObject::installEventFilter()
       allows an object to intercept events destined for another object.

       The basic QEvent contains only an event type parameter. Subclasses of QEvent contain
       additional parameters that describe the particular event.

       See also QObject::event(), QObject::installEventFilter(), QWidget::event(),
       QApplication::sendEvent(), QApplication::postEvent(), QApplication::processEvents(),
       Environment Classes, and Event Classes.

   Member Type Documentation


       This enum type defines the valid event types in Qt. The event types and the specialized
       classes for each type are these:

       QEvent::None - Not an event.

       QEvent::Accessibility - Accessibility information is requested

       QEvent::Timer - Regular timer events, QTimerEvent.

       QEvent::MouseButtonPress - Mouse press, QMouseEvent.

       QEvent::MouseButtonRelease - Mouse release, QMouseEvent.

       QEvent::MouseButtonDblClick - Mouse press again, QMouseEvent.

       QEvent::MouseMove - Mouse move, QMouseEvent.

       QEvent::KeyPress - Key press (including Shift, for example), QKeyEvent.

       QEvent::KeyRelease - Key release, QKeyEvent.

       QEvent::IMStart - The start of input method composition, QIMEvent.

       QEvent::IMCompose - Input method composition is taking place, QIMEvent.

       QEvent::IMEnd - The end of input method composition, QIMEvent.

       QEvent::FocusIn - Widget gains keyboard focus, QFocusEvent.

       QEvent::FocusOut - Widget loses keyboard focus, QFocusEvent.

       QEvent::Enter - Mouse enters widget's boundaries.

       QEvent::Leave - Mouse leaves widget's boundaries.

       QEvent::Paint - Screen update necessary, QPaintEvent.

       QEvent::Move - Widget's position changed, QMoveEvent.

       QEvent::Resize - Widget's size changed, QResizeEvent.

       QEvent::Show - Widget was shown on screen, QShowEvent.

       QEvent::Hide - Widget was hidden, QHideEvent.

       QEvent::ShowToParent - A child widget has been shown.

       QEvent::HideToParent - A child widget has been hidden.

       QEvent::Close - Widget was closed (permanently), QCloseEvent.

       QEvent::ShowNormal - Widget should be shown normally (obsolete).

       QEvent::ShowMaximized - Widget should be shown maximized (obsolete).

       QEvent::ShowMinimized - Widget should be shown minimized (obsolete).

       QEvent::ShowFullScreen - Widget should be shown full-screen (obsolete).

       QEvent::ShowWindowRequest - Widget's window should be shown (obsolete).

       QEvent::DeferredDelete - The object will be deleted after it has cleaned up.

       QEvent::Accel - Key press in child for shortcut key handling, QKeyEvent.

       QEvent::Wheel - Mouse wheel rolled, QWheelEvent.

       QEvent::ContextMenu - Context popup menu, QContextMenuEvent

       QEvent::AccelOverride - Key press in child, for overriding shortcut key handling,

       QEvent::AccelAvailable - internal.

       QEvent::WindowActivate - Window was activated.

       QEvent::WindowDeactivate - Window was deactivated.

       QEvent::CaptionChange - Widget's caption changed.

       QEvent::IconChange - Widget's icon changed.

       QEvent::ParentFontChange - Font of the parent widget changed.

       QEvent::ApplicationFontChange - Default application font changed.

       QEvent::PaletteChange - Palette of the widget changed.

       QEvent::ParentPaletteChange - Palette of the parent widget changed.

       QEvent::ApplicationPaletteChange - Default application palette changed.

       QEvent::Clipboard - Clipboard contents have changed.

       QEvent::SockAct - Socket activated, used to implement QSocketNotifier.

       QEvent::DragEnter - A drag-and-drop enters widget, QDragEnterEvent.

       QEvent::DragMove - A drag-and-drop is in progress, QDragMoveEvent.

       QEvent::DragLeave - A drag-and-drop leaves widget, QDragLeaveEvent.

       QEvent::Drop - A drag-and-drop is completed, QDropEvent.

       QEvent::DragResponse - Internal event used by Qt on some platforms.

       QEvent::ChildInserted - Object gets a child, QChildEvent.

       QEvent::ChildRemoved - Object loses a child, QChildEvent.

       QEvent::LayoutHint - Widget child has changed layout properties.

       QEvent::ActivateControl - Internal event used by Qt on some platforms.

       QEvent::DeactivateControl - Internal event used by Qt on some platforms.

       QEvent::LanguageChange - The application translation changed, QTranslator

       QEvent::LayoutDirectionChange - The direction of layouts changed

       QEvent::LocaleChange - The system locale changed

       QEvent::Quit - Reserved.

       QEvent::Create - Reserved.

       QEvent::Destroy - Reserved.

       QEvent::Reparent - Reserved.

       QEvent::Speech - Reserved for speech input.

       QEvent::TabletMove - A Wacom Tablet Move Event.

       QEvent::Style - Internal use only

       QEvent::TabletPress - A Wacom Tablet Press Event

       QEvent::TabletRelease - A Wacom Tablet Release Event

       QEvent::OkRequest - Internal event used by Qt on some platforms.

       QEvent::HelpRequest - Internal event used by Qt on some platforms.

       QEvent::IconDrag - Internal event used by Qt on some platforms when proxy icon is dragged.

       QEvent::WindowStateChange - The window's state, i.e. minimized, maximized or full-screen,
       has changed. See QWidget::windowState().

       QEvent::WindowBlocked - The window is modally blocked

       QEvent::WindowUnblocked - The window leaves modal blocking

       QEvent::User - User defined event.

       QEvent::MaxUser - Last user event id.

       User events should have values between User and MaxUser inclusive.


QEvent::QEvent ( Type type )

       Contructs an event object of type type.

QEvent::~QEvent () [virtual]

       Destroys the event. If it was posted, it will be removed from the list of events to be

bool QEvent::spontaneous () const

       Returns TRUE if the event originated outside the application, i.e. it is a system event;
       otherwise returns FALSE.

Type QEvent::type () const

       Returns the event type.



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