[Development] Nested Mousearea don't pass events

joao morgado joaodeusmorgado at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 2 03:09:38 CEST 2013


Thanks for this solution, I was having the same problem. But it only works for 
QtQuick 2.0, it seems propagateComposedEvents it's not available in QtQuick 1.1   : (

João de Deus

 De: Sean Harmer <sean.harmer at kdab.com>
Para: development at qt-project.org 
Enviadas: Sábado, 1 de Junho de 2013 18:08
Assunto: Re: [Development] Nested Mousearea don't pass events

On 20/05/2013 13:36, Matteo Brichese wrote:
> Hi everyone, I'm having some issue on passing the right event from a mousearea to another.
> This is a sample of my code:
> import QtQuick 2.0
> Rectangle {
>      width: 1024
>      height: 768
>      MouseArea {
>           anchors.fill: parent;
>           onClicked: console.log("Click")
>       }
>      MouseArea {
>          anchors.fill: parent;
>          onDoubleClicked: console.log("Double Click")
>      }
> }
> I can only see logs of the double click.
> I was hoping that if I single click the last mousearea the event passed to the second one, but it don't work, is that a bug?
> I'm using Qt5.0.2

You need to set

propagateComposedEvents: true

on the top MouseArea and in the signal handler of the top MouseArea set

mouse.accepted = false

so that it propagates clicks, doubleClicks etc to the underlying 
MouseArea. See




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