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QSqlPropertyMap(3qt)							     QSqlPropertyMap(3qt)

       QSqlPropertyMap - Used to map widgets to SQL fields

       #include <qsqlpropertymap.h>

   Public Members
       QSqlPropertyMap ()
       virtual ~QSqlPropertyMap ()
       QVariant property ( QWidget * widget )
       virtual void setProperty ( QWidget * widget, const QVariant & value )
       void insert ( const QString & classname, const QString & property )
       void remove ( const QString & classname )

   Static Public Members
       QSqlPropertyMap * defaultMap ()
       void installDefaultMap ( QSqlPropertyMap * map )

       The QSqlPropertyMap class is used to map widgets to SQL fields.

       The SQL module uses Qt object properties to insert and extract values from editor widgets.

       This class is used to map editors to SQL fields. This works by associating SQL editor
       class names to the properties used to insert and extract values to/from the editor.

       For example, a QLineEdit can be used to edit text strings and other data types in
       QDataTables or QSqlForms. Several properties are defined in QLineEdit, but only the text
       property is used to insert and extract text from a QLineEdit. Both QDataTable and QSqlForm
       use the global QSqlPropertyMap for inserting and extracting values to and from an editor
       widget. The global property map defines several common widgets and properties that are
       suitable for many applications. You can add and remove widget properties to suit your
       specific needs.

       If you want to use custom editors with your QDataTable or QSqlForm, you must install your
       own QSqlPropertyMap for that table or form. Example:

	   QSqlPropertyMap *myMap  = new QSqlPropertyMap();
	   QSqlForm	   *myForm = new QSqlForm( this );
	   MyEditor myEditor( this );
	   // Set the QSqlForm's record buffer to the update buffer of
	   // a pre-existing QSqlCursor called 'cur'.
	   myForm->setRecord( cur->primeUpdate() );
	   // Install the customized map
	   myMap->insert( "MyEditor", "content" );
	   myForm->installPropertyMap( myMap ); // myForm now owns myMap
	   // Insert a field into the form that uses a myEditor to edit the
	   // field 'somefield'
	   myForm->insert( &myEditor, "somefield" );
	   // Update myEditor with the value from the mapped database field
	   // Let the user edit the form
	   // Update the database fields with the values in the form

       You can also replace the global QSqlPropertyMap that is used by default. (Bear in mind
       that QSqlPropertyMap takes ownership of the new default map.)

	   QSqlPropertyMap *myMap = new QSqlPropertyMap;
	   myMap->insert( "MyEditor", "content" );
	   QSqlPropertyMap::installDefaultMap( myMap );

       See also QDataTable, QSqlForm, QSqlEditorFactory, and Database Classes.

QSqlPropertyMap::QSqlPropertyMap ()
       Constructs a QSqlPropertyMap.

       The default property mappings used by Qt widgets are: <center>.nf


QSqlPropertyMap::~QSqlPropertyMap () [virtual]
       Destroys the QSqlPropertyMap.

       Note that if the QSqlPropertyMap is installed with installPropertyMap() the object it was
       installed into, e.g. the QSqlForm, takes ownership and will delete the QSqlPropertyMap
       when necessary.

QSqlPropertyMap * QSqlPropertyMap::defaultMap () [static]
       Returns the application global QSqlPropertyMap.

void QSqlPropertyMap::insert ( const QString & classname, const QString & property )
       Insert a new classname/property pair, which is used for custom SQL field editors. There
       must be a Q_PROPERTY clause in the classname class declaration for the property.

       Example: sql/overview/custom1/main.cpp.

void QSqlPropertyMap::installDefaultMap ( QSqlPropertyMap * map ) [static]
       Replaces the global default property map with map. All QDataTable and QSqlForm
       instantiations will use this new map for inserting and extracting values to and from
       editors. QSqlPropertyMap takes ownership of &#92;a map, and destroys it when it is no
       longer needed.

QVariant QSqlPropertyMap::property ( QWidget * widget )
       Returns the mapped property of widget as a QVariant.

void QSqlPropertyMap::remove ( const QString & classname )
       Removes classname from the map.

void QSqlPropertyMap::setProperty ( QWidget * widget, const QVariant & value ) [virtual]
       Sets the property of widget to value.

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Trolltech AS				 9 December 2002		     QSqlPropertyMap(3qt)

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