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netvandal
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎01-11-2013
My Device: Playbook

simple rectangle in qml

Hi all, I'm trying to port an harmattan QML app.

I heavy use Rectangle that seems in not supported in cascades QML.

What can i use as a replacement? 

 

I've looked on Container but I can't make more container overlap?

 

Thanks

 

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javoid
Posts: 194
Registered: ‎11-24-2012
My Device: Dev Alpha B, Bold 9700

Re: simple rectangle in qml

If you use DockLayout you can make a container in the same space as another container.
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peter9477
Posts: 6,473
Registered: ‎12-08-2010
My Device: PlayBook, Z10

Re: simple rectangle in qml

You can make Containers overlap other ways too. There's an AbsoluteLayout, and even with the default StackLayout you can set the translationX and translationY properties to adjust things. Which is suitable, if any, depends entirely on your unique situation...

Peter Hansen -- (BB10 and dev-related blog posts at http://peterhansen.ca.)
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bobdodd
Posts: 116
Registered: ‎10-31-2012
My Device: BB10 Dev Alpha B

Re: simple rectangle in qml

Cascades doen't support many of the Digia QML elements unfortunately. The Cascades  QML elements that you will find are targetted at creating a BB10 look and feel.

 

If you need graphics beyond rectangle, you may find it easier to port your Harmattann app using QTCreator which can be configured to build non-cascades QML for BB10 (but you will need to create your own BB10 look & feel).