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StelDialog Class Reference

Base class for all the GUI windows in Stellarium. More...

#include <StelDialog.hpp>

List of all members.

Public Slots

virtual void retranslate ()=0
void setVisible (bool)
void close ()


void visibleChanged (bool)

Public Member Functions

 StelDialog (QObject *parent=NULL)
bool visible () const

Protected Member Functions

virtual void createDialogContent ()=0

Protected Attributes

QWidget * dialog
class CustomProxy * proxy

Detailed Description

Base class for all the GUI windows in Stellarium.

Windows in Stellarium are actually basic QWidgets that have to be wrapped in a QGraphicsProxyWidget (CustomProxy) to be displayed by StelMainGraphicsView (which is derived from QGraphicsView). See the Qt documentation for details.

The base widget needs to be populated with controls in the implementation of the createDialogContent() function. This can be done either manually, or by using a .ui file. See the Qt documentation on using Qt Designer .ui files for details.

The createDialogContent() function itself is called automatically the first time setVisible() is called with "true".

Moving a window is done by dragging its title bar, defined in the BarFrame class. Every derived window class needs a BarFrame object - it has to be either included in a .ui file, or manually instantiated in createDialogContent().

Member Function Documentation

virtual void StelDialog::retranslate ( ) [pure virtual, slot]

Retranslate the content of the dialog.

Needs to be connected to StelApp::languageChanged(). At the very least, if the window is based on a Qt Designer file (.ui), the implementation needs to call the generated class' retranslateUi() method, like this:

 if (dialog) 

Implemented in AddRemoveLandscapesDialog, AtmosphereDialog, ConfigurationDialog, DateTimeDialog, HelpDialog, LocationDialog, ScriptConsole, SearchDialog, and ViewDialog.