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QScrollBar(3qt) 								  QScrollBar(3qt)

NAME
       QScrollBar - Vertical or horizontal scroll bar

SYNOPSIS
       #include <qscrollbar.h>

       Inherits QWidget and QRangeControl.

   Public Members
       QScrollBar ( QWidget * parent, const char * name = 0 )
       QScrollBar ( Orientation orientation, QWidget * parent, const char * name = 0 )
       QScrollBar ( int minValue, int maxValue, int lineStep, int pageStep, int value,
	   Orientation orientation, QWidget * parent, const char * name = 0 )
       ~QScrollBar ()
       virtual void setOrientation ( Orientation )
       Orientation orientation () const
       virtual void setTracking ( bool enable )
       bool tracking () const
       bool draggingSlider () const
       virtual void setPalette ( const QPalette & p )
       int minValue () const
       int maxValue () const
       void setMinValue ( int )
       void setMaxValue ( int )
       int lineStep () const
       int pageStep () const
       void setLineStep ( int )
       void setPageStep ( int )
       int value () const
       int sliderStart () const
       QRect sliderRect () const

   Public Slots
       void setValue ( int )

   Signals
       void valueChanged ( int value )
       void sliderPressed ()
       void sliderMoved ( int value )
       void sliderReleased ()
       void nextLine ()
       void prevLine ()
       void nextPage ()
       void prevPage ()

   Properties
       bool draggingSlider - whether the user has clicked the mouse on the slider and is
	   currently dragging it  (read only)
       int lineStep - the line step
       int maxValue - the scroll bar's maximum value
       int minValue - the scroll bar's minimum value
       Orientation orientation - the orientation of the scroll bar
       int pageStep - the page step
       bool tracking - whether scroll bar tracking is enabled
       int value - the scroll bar's value

   Protected Members
       virtual void hideEvent ( QHideEvent * )

DESCRIPTION
       The QScrollBar widget provides a vertical or horizontal scroll bar.

       A scroll bar allows the user to control a value within a program-definable range and gives
       users a visible indication of the current value of a range control.

       Scroll bars include four separate controls:

       The line-up and line-down controls are little buttons which the user can use to move one
       "line" up or down. The meaning of line is configurable. In editors and list boxes it means
       one line of text; in an image viewer it might mean 20 pixels.

       The slider is the handle that indicates the current value of the scroll bar, which the
       user can drag to change the value. This part of the scroll bar is sometimes called the
       "thumb".

       The page-up/page-down control is the area on which the slider slides (the scroll bar's
       background). Clicking here moves the scroll bar towards the click. The meaning of "page"
       is also configurable: in editors and list boxes it means as many lines as there is space
       for in the widget.

       QScrollBar has very few of its own functions; it mostly relies on QRangeControl. The most
       useful functions are setValue() to set the scroll bar directly to some value; addPage(),
       addLine(), subtractPage(), and subtractLine() to simulate the effects of clicking (useful
       for accelerator keys); setSteps() to define the values of pageStep() and lineStep(); and
       setRange() to set the minValue() and maxValue() of the scroll bar. QScrollBar has a
       convenience constructor with which you can set most of these properties.

       Some GUI styles (for example, the Windows and Motif styles provided with Qt), also use the
       pageStep() value to calculate the size of the slider.

       In addition to the access functions from QRangeControl, QScrollBar provides a
       comprehensive set of signals: <center>.nf

       </center>

       QScrollBar only provides integer ranges. Note that although QScrollBar handles very large
       numbers, scroll bars on current screens cannot usefully control ranges above about 100,000
       pixels. Beyond that, it becomes difficult for the user to control the scroll bar using
       either the keyboard or the mouse.

       A scroll bar can be controlled by the keyboard, but it has a default focusPolicy() of
       NoFocus. Use setFocusPolicy() to enable keyboard focus. See keyPressEvent() for a list of
       key bindings.

       If you need to add scroll bars to an interface, consider using the QScrollView class,
       which encapsulates the common uses for scroll bars.

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       See also QSlider, QSpinBox, QScrollView, GUI Design Handbook: Scroll Bar, and Basic
       Widgets.

MEMBER FUNCTION DOCUMENTATION
QScrollBar::QScrollBar ( QWidget * parent, const char * name = 0 )
       Constructs a vertical scroll bar.

       The parent and name arguments are sent on to the QWidget constructor.

QScrollBar::QScrollBar ( Orientation orientation, QWidget * parent, const char * name = 0 )
       Constructs a scroll bar.

       The orientation must be Qt::Vertical or Qt::Horizontal.

       The parent and name arguments are sent on to the QWidget constructor.

QScrollBar::QScrollBar ( int minValue, int maxValue, int lineStep, int pageStep, int value,
       Orientation orientation, QWidget * parent, const char * name = 0 )
       Constructs a scroll bar whose value can never be smaller than minValue or greater than
       maxValue, whose line step size is lineStep and page step size is pageStep and whose value
       is initially value (which is guaranteed to be in range using bound()).

       If orientation is Vertical the scroll bar is vertical and if it is Horizontal the scroll
       bar is horizontal.

       The parent and name arguments are sent on to the QWidget constructor.

QScrollBar::~QScrollBar ()
       Destructor.

bool QScrollBar::draggingSlider () const
       Returns TRUE if the user has clicked the mouse on the slider and is currently dragging it;
       otherwise returns FALSE. See the "draggingSlider" property for details.

void QScrollBar::hideEvent ( QHideEvent * ) [virtual protected]
       This function is called when the scrollbar is hidden.

       Reimplemented from QWidget.

int QScrollBar::lineStep () const
       Returns the line step. See the "lineStep" property for details.

int QScrollBar::maxValue () const
       Returns the scroll bar's maximum value. See the "maxValue" property for details.

int QScrollBar::minValue () const
       Returns the scroll bar's minimum value. See the "minValue" property for details.

void QScrollBar::nextLine () [signal]
       This signal is emitted when the scroll bar scrolls one line down or right.

void QScrollBar::nextPage () [signal]
       This signal is emitted when the scroll bar scrolls one page down or right.

Orientation QScrollBar::orientation () const
       Returns the orientation of the scroll bar. See the "orientation" property for details.

int QScrollBar::pageStep () const
       Returns the page step. See the "pageStep" property for details.

void QScrollBar::prevLine () [signal]
       This signal is emitted when the scroll bar scrolls one line up or left.

void QScrollBar::prevPage () [signal]
       This signal is emitted when the scroll bar scrolls one page up or left.

void QScrollBar::setLineStep ( int )
       Sets the line step. See the "lineStep" property for details.

void QScrollBar::setMaxValue ( int )
       Sets the scroll bar's maximum value. See the "maxValue" property for details.

void QScrollBar::setMinValue ( int )
       Sets the scroll bar's minimum value. See the "minValue" property for details.

void QScrollBar::setOrientation ( Orientation ) [virtual]
       Sets the orientation of the scroll bar. See the "orientation" property for details.

void QScrollBar::setPageStep ( int )
       Sets the page step. See the "pageStep" property for details.

void QScrollBar::setPalette ( const QPalette & p ) [virtual]
       Reimplements the virtual function QWidget::setPalette().

       Sets the background color to the mid color for Motif style scroll bars using palette p.

       Reimplemented from QWidget.

void QScrollBar::setTracking ( bool enable ) [virtual]
       Sets whether scroll bar tracking is enabled to enable. See the "tracking" property for
       details.

void QScrollBar::setValue ( int ) [slot]
       Sets the scroll bar's value. See the "value" property for details.

void QScrollBar::sliderMoved ( int value ) [signal]
       This signal is emitted when the slider is moved by the user, with the new scroll bar value
       as an argument.

       This signal is emitted even when tracking is turned off.

       See also tracking, valueChanged(), nextLine(), prevLine(), nextPage(), and prevPage().

void QScrollBar::sliderPressed () [signal]
       This signal is emitted when the user presses the slider with the mouse.

QRect QScrollBar::sliderRect () const
       Returns the scroll bar slider rectangle.

       See also sliderStart().

void QScrollBar::sliderReleased () [signal]
       This signal is emitted when the user releases the slider with the mouse.

int QScrollBar::sliderStart () const
       Returns the pixel position where the scroll bar slider starts.

       This is equivalent to sliderRect().y() for vertical scroll bars or sliderRect().x() for
       horizontal scroll bars.

bool QScrollBar::tracking () const
       Returns TRUE if scroll bar tracking is enabled; otherwise returns FALSE. See the
       "tracking" property for details.

int QScrollBar::value () const
       Returns the scroll bar's value. See the "value" property for details.

void QScrollBar::valueChanged ( int value ) [signal]
       This signal is emitted when the scroll bar value has changed, with the new scroll bar
       value as an argument.

   Property Documentation
bool draggingSlider
       This property holds whether the user has clicked the mouse on the slider and is currently
       dragging it.

       Get this property's value with draggingSlider().

int lineStep
       This property holds the line step.

       When setting lineStep, the virtual stepChange() function will be called if the new line
       step is different from the previous setting.

       See also setSteps(), QRangeControl::pageStep(), and setRange().

       Set this property's value with setLineStep() and get this property's value with
       lineStep().

int maxValue
       This property holds the scroll bar's maximum value.

       When setting this property, the QScrollBar::minValue is adjusted if necessary to ensure
       that the range remains valid.

       See also setRange().

       Set this property's value with setMaxValue() and get this property's value with
       maxValue().

int minValue
       This property holds the scroll bar's minimum value.

       When setting this property, the QScrollBar::maxValue is adjusted if necessary to ensure
       that the range remains valid.

       See also setRange().

       Set this property's value with setMinValue() and get this property's value with
       minValue().

Orientation orientation
       This property holds the orientation of the scroll bar.

       The orientation must be Qt::Vertical (the default) or Qt::Horizontal.

       Set this property's value with setOrientation() and get this property's value with
       orientation().

int pageStep
       This property holds the page step.

       When setting pageStep, the virtual stepChange() function will be called if the new page
       step is different from the previous setting.

       See also QRangeControl::setSteps(), lineStep, and setRange().

       Set this property's value with setPageStep() and get this property's value with
       pageStep().

bool tracking
       This property holds whether scroll bar tracking is enabled.

       If tracking is enabled (the default), the scroll bar emits the valueChanged() signal while
       the slider is being dragged. If tracking is disabled, the scroll bar emits the
       valueChanged() signal only when the user releases the mouse button after moving the
       slider.

       Set this property's value with setTracking() and get this property's value with
       tracking().

int value
       This property holds the scroll bar's value.

       Set this property's value with setValue() and get this property's value with value().

       See also QRangeControl::value() and prevValue().

SEE ALSO
       http://doc.trolltech.com/qscrollbar.html http://www.trolltech.com/faq/tech.html

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 1992-2001 Trolltech AS, http://www.trolltech.com.  See the license file included
       in the distribution for a complete license statement.

AUTHOR
       Generated automatically from the source code.

BUGS
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       http://doc.trolltech.com/bughowto.html.	Good bug reports help us to help you. Thank you.

       The definitive Qt documentation is provided in HTML format; it is located at
       $QTDIR/doc/html and can be read using Qt Assistant or with a web browser. This man page is
       provided as a convenience for those users who prefer man pages, although this format is
       not officially supported by Trolltech.

       If you find errors in this manual page, please report them to qt-bugs@trolltech.com.
       Please include the name of the manual page (qscrollbar.3qt) and the Qt version (3.1.1).

Trolltech AS				 9 December 2002			  QScrollBar(3qt)


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