[Interest] QML TextArea confusion

Mark Gaiser markg85 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 10 23:34:53 CET 2014

On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 11:17 PM, Jereme Lamothe
<jereme.lamothe at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all. I'm writing a Qt Quick app, binding properties of various
> Controls to a QObject subclass that can work it's C++ magic. One such
> property, belonging to TextArea, is 'text'. I have a QObject subclass
> with a QString to store what the user types, which is accessible to
> QML via the Q_PROPERTY macro (with a read/write/notify).
> I'm finding that TextArea can successfully read the property from the
> QObject subclass (I've given the QString a default value for debugging
> purposes), but changes to the TextArea (user enters or removes text)
> are not written back to it. Any thoughts on what I may be doing wrong?
> I'm concerned I'm missing something obvious. I've created a simple
> example which can be found at
> https://github.com/ZestyMeta/Misc/tree/master/TextArea . FWIW this is
> w/ Qt 5.2.1
> P.S. I'm unclear on the etiquette for including code on mailing lists,
> let me know if I should add it inline in the future.

This will probably work.
Add this to your TextArea in QML:

onTextChanged: {
    TextBackend.text = text

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