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Developer
Posts: 224
Registered: ‎03-29-2012
My Device: 9900
My Carrier: Wind

Setting Text in QML

Hello all, just adapting to the change in beta3, in beta 2 I was able to store text in a property variant and then assign the text of a TextArea this variant in the form:

 

property variant greeting: "hello"

 

TextArea{

text: greeting

}

 

this now gives an error type mismatch, expecting QString, found null. What alternative could I explore for this issue?

 

Thanks all.

Developer
Posts: 6,473
Registered: ‎12-08-2010
My Device: PlayBook, Z10
My Carrier: none

Re: Setting Text in QML

I'm not sure about the problem, but what if you try the type "string" instead of "variant" for that?

Peter Hansen -- (BB10 and dev-related blog posts at http://peterhansen.ca.)
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Developer
Posts: 107
Registered: ‎05-11-2011
My Device: BlackBerry Z10 LE
My Carrier: AirTel

Re: Setting Text in QML

Hi,

 

Try this

Page {
    property variant greeting: "hello"
    content: TextArea {
        text: qsTr(greeting)
    }
}

 or

Page {
    property string greeting: "hello"
    content: TextArea {
        text: greeting
    }
}