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authorSimon Hausmann <simon.hausmann@theqtcompany.com>2016-02-25 16:51:39 +0100
committerJani Heikkinen <jani.heikkinen@theqtcompany.com>2016-02-26 09:34:34 +0000
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Added change log for 5.6.0v5.6.0
Change-Id: I22db5616d9f2e02cb0126ff427a5bdd4423b5fc9 Reviewed-by: Simon Hausmann <simon.hausmann@theqtcompany.com> Reviewed-by: Gunnar Sletta <gunnar@sletta.org> Reviewed-by: Robin Burchell <robin.burchell@viroteck.net>
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+Qt 5.6 introduces many new features and improvements as well as bugfixes
+over the 5.5.x series. For more details, refer to the online documentation
+included in this distribution. The documentation is also available online:
+
+ http://qt-project.org/doc/qt-5
+
+The Qt version 5.6 series is binary compatible with the 5.5.x series.
+Applications compiled for 5.5 will continue to run with 5.6.
+
+Some of the changes listed in this file include issue tracking numbers
+corresponding to tasks in the Qt Bug Tracker:
+
+ http://bugreports.qt-project.org/
+
+Each of these identifiers can be entered in the bug tracker to obtain more
+information about a particular change.
+
+****************************************************************************
+* Library *
+****************************************************************************
+
+
+QtQml
+-----
+
+ - Enabled Just-In-Time compilation for JavaScript on MIPS
+
+ - ObjectModel:
+ * Added get(), append(), insert(), move() and remove() methods.
+
+ - Profiling:
+ * QtQml can now write additional information so that perf is able to give
+ function names of JavaScript methods when profiling. To enable this, set
+ the environment variable QV4_PROFILE_WRITE_PERF_MAP=1 when running the
+ process in question.
+
+ - XMLHttpRequest:
+ * Added support for the PROPFIND method in HTTP requests.
+ * Added support for the "json" binary response type.
+ * Fixed a memory leak in the use of the responseXML property.
+
+ - qml tool:
+ * The qml tool now quits immediately if Qt.quit() is called before all scenes
+ complete creation.
+ * Make it possible to make script without .qml suffix
+
+ - QJSEngine:
+ * Introduced an extension API that allows installing various function and
+ object extensions (qsTr(), console.log(), etc.) to QJSEngine.
+ installTranslatorFunctions() was deprecated in favor of the new extension
+ API (see installExtensions()).
+
+ - QQmlComponent:
+ * Synchronously complete the loading of an asynchronous QQmlComponent, if a
+ PreferSynchronous QQmlComponent is created for the same url (provided that
+ this url does support synchronous loading).
+
+ - URLs from Qt.include() are now passed through the URL interceptor (if
+ present).
+
+QtQuick
+-------
+
+ - Added padding, leftPadding, topPadding, rightPadding and bottomPadding
+ properties to Text, TextInput, TextEdit in addition to all positioning items,
+ such as Column, Row, Grid, and Flow.
+
+ - Items may now listen for the ItemDevicePixelRatioHasChanged event in
+ QQuickItem::itemChange() in order to become aware of when DPI scaling has
+ changed (for instance, when the window has moved to a different screen).
+ Text elements take advantage of this in order to rerender when the DPI has
+ changed.
+
+ - Images now support looking for higher pixel ratios, not just @2x.
+
+ - Added the possibility to mirror the generated OpenGL texture via the newly
+ added Item::layer.textureMirroring and ShaderEffectSource::textureMirroring
+ properties.
+
+ - QQuickFramebufferObject:
+ * Added a mirrorVertically property to QQuickFramebufferObject.
+
+ - Shortcut:
+ * Added Shortcut.nativeText and portableText properties to read back the key
+ sequence as a string
+ * Added Shortcut.sequenceString property to read back the key sequence as a
+ displayable string
+
+ - Flickable:
+ * The movement related signals and properties are now updated for flicks
+ started via the flick function.
+ * Mouse wheel movement will no longer cause Flickable to overshoot past its
+ boundaries.
+
+ - Flipable:
+ * Flipable now toggles the 'enabled' property on whichever side is active.
+ This restores broken behavior compatibility with QtQuick1, and blocks
+ input to whichever side is not active.
+
+ - Item:
+ * Added EnterKey attached property that allows to change the appearance of
+ the Enter key on an on-screen keyboard.
+
+ - MultiPointTouchArea:
+ * Fixed released() signal duplication on mouseReleaseEvent.
+
+ - QQuickPaintedItem:
+ * Implement high-dpi support and add function textureSize. This obsoletes
+ the existing contentsSize, contentsScale and contentsBoundingRect
+ functions.
+ * A QQuickPaintedItem with Item.layer set will now include child items in the
+ layer.
+
+ - QQuickWindow:
+ * Add TextureIsOpaque option to createTextureFromImage()
+ * Added a render job stage: NoStage. This allows scheduling jobs for
+ execution on the render thread.
+
+ - Repeater:
+ * Positioners will now always ignore Repeaters. Previously, Repeaters were
+ ignored by positioners when their width or height were 0.
+
+ - Text:
+ * Fixed baseline of Text elements where the vertical alignment was something
+ other than top.
+
+ - TextEdit:
+ * Add an editingFinished signal, emitted when the text edit loses focus. This
+ mirrors the same signal already available on TextInput since Qt 5.2.
+
+ - Item Views:
+ * positionViewAtIndex() will now reliably work on a view with a sticky
+ header/footer set.
+ * ListView no longer ends up with "holes" between delegates (or missing
+ delegates) under some circumstances.
+
+QuickTest
+---------
+
+ - TestCase:
+ * Added equals() function to image object returned from TestCase's
+ grabImage() function.
+ * Key events in TestCase are now sent to the window with active focus,
+ meaning that tests that create custom windows can receive key events.
+
+QtQuick.Particles
+-----------------
+
+ - Turbulence:
+ * Noise source image is now correctly read from QRC files as well as local
+ files.
+
+Qt.labs.folderlistmodel
+-----------------------
+
+ - FolderListModel:
+ * Add an indexOf(file) function to determine the index of a given file.
+