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authorAlexander Volkov <>2015-01-20 16:21:05 +0300
committerAlexander Volkov <>2015-01-21 08:41:00 +0100
commit97af289954cf2ae1dc4ddf8636c8d72dee6e679f (patch)
parent473ad206c40ac99d00732f5862a51affcd746d2d (diff)
Doc: Improve description of QTextStream::readLine()
Don't recommend a common value for maxlen, because we don't really know it. Soften a statement about not applying QString::trimmed() to the result because it may contain surrounding spaces. Change-Id: Ie90db6f033cfcc0dff0ef6796ba115028bcaaa77 Reviewed-by: David Faure <> Reviewed-by: Oswald Buddenhagen <>
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/src/corelib/io/qtextstream.cpp b/src/corelib/io/qtextstream.cpp
index 089a915a36..571875c508 100644
--- a/src/corelib/io/qtextstream.cpp
+++ b/src/corelib/io/qtextstream.cpp
@@ -1550,11 +1550,10 @@ QString QTextStream::readAll()
the stream contains lines longer than this, then the lines will be
split after \a maxlen characters and returned in parts.
- If \a maxlen is 0, the lines can be of any length. A common value
- for \a maxlen is 75.
+ If \a maxlen is 0, the lines can be of any length.
The returned line has no trailing end-of-line characters ("\\n"
- or "\\r\\n"), so calling QString::trimmed() is unnecessary.
+ or "\\r\\n"), so calling QString::trimmed() can be unnecessary.
If the stream has read to the end of the file, \l {QTextStream::readLine()}{readLine()}
will return a null QString. For strings, or for devices that support it,