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authorFriedemann Kleint <>2014-06-17 10:01:59 +0200
committerFriedemann Kleint <>2014-06-18 06:31:03 +0200
commita8a6728a3f3f21d0e931800ff434e3d9ff654fb0 (patch)
treec04c39cccea29ac40ec50d84c429e05da4f2c106 /src/gui/doc/src/dnd.qdoc
parent20144165c8a57bfc43b70fd3d299481944d6d6ba (diff)
Fix references to platform-specific handlers in QMimeData documentation.
Task-number: QTBUG-39558 Task-number: QTBUG-39559 Change-Id: I2634c5ac16f19251628228c9d60011a355846a79 Reviewed-by: Joerg Bornemann <>
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1 files changed, 6 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/src/gui/doc/src/dnd.qdoc b/src/gui/doc/src/dnd.qdoc
index 9f7fdc7fbf..844848c76c 100644
--- a/src/gui/doc/src/dnd.qdoc
+++ b/src/gui/doc/src/dnd.qdoc
@@ -399,13 +399,15 @@
On X11, the public \l{}{XDND
protocol} is used, while on Windows Qt uses the OLE standard, and
- Qt for Mac OS X uses the Cocoa Drag Manager. On X11, XDND uses MIME,
+ Qt for OS X uses the Cocoa Drag Manager. On X11, XDND uses MIME,
so no translation is necessary. The Qt API is the same regardless of
the platform. On Windows, MIME-aware applications can communicate by
using clipboard format names that are MIME types. Already some
Windows applications use MIME naming conventions for their
- clipboard formats. Internally, Qt uses QWindowsMime and
- QMacPasteboardMime for translating proprietary clipboard formats
- to and from MIME types.
+ clipboard formats.
+ Custom classes for translating proprietary clipboard formats can be
+ registered by reimplementing QWinMime on Windows or
+ QMacPasteboardMime on OS X.