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SimbadSearcher Class Reference

Provides lookup features into the online Simbad service from CDS. More...

#include <SimbadSearcher.hpp>

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Public Member Functions

 SimbadSearcher (QObject *parent)
SimbadLookupReplylookup (const QString &objectName, int maxNbResult=1, int delayMs=500)

Detailed Description

Provides lookup features into the online Simbad service from CDS.

See http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr for more info.


Member Function Documentation

SimbadLookupReply* SimbadSearcher::lookup ( const QString &  objectName,
int  maxNbResult = 1,
int  delayMs = 500 
)

Lookup in Simbad for object which have a name starting with objectName.

Parameters:
objectName the possibly truncated object name.
maxNbResult the maximum number of returned result.
delayMs a delay in ms to wait for before actually triggering the lookup. This used to group requests, e.g. send only one request when a used types a word insead of one per letter.
Returns:
a new SimbadLookupReply which is owned by the caller.