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Capturing mouse movement over a MapView

Question asked by paul.haakma on Oct 12, 2018
Latest reply on Oct 15, 2018 by LDanzinger-esristaff

Is there any way to capture the mouse movement over a MapView?


The mousePositionChanged signal documentation is slightly mis-leading, because it only fires when the mouse button is held down while the mouse is moved. I'm looking for a signal similar to the onPositionChanged signal of a MouseArea.


I tried placing a MouseArea over my mapview, but then nothing propagates through to the MapView, i.e. can't pan or click (although mouse wheel zooming seems to work!?). I tried manually triggering all the MapView mouse signals (e.g. whenever the mouse area pressed signal fires I called mapView.mousePressed(mouse) etc) but still couldn't pan/move the map around.


So I guess I'm asking for either of two things:

1) a way to capture the mouse hover movement over a MapView so I don't have to use a MouseArea at all (my preference)

2) a way to place a MouseArea over a MapView to capture the mouse hover movement but still be able to navigate the map underneath.



mousePositionChanged(MouseEvent mouse)

Emitted when the mouse is moved over the GeoView.