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Documentation for developing SailfishOS applications

CoverPlaceholder QML Type

Provides template cover content for a very simple application cover More...

Import Statement: import Sailfish.Silica 1.0


Detailed Description

CoverPlaceholder provides a template for a very simple application cover with a label and an image. It is typically presented when more informative content is unavailable, or the application state is to be conveyed with a short text message.

For example:

 import QtQuick 2.2
 import Sailfish.Silica 1.0

 ApplicationWindow {
     cover: Component {
         CoverBackground {
             CoverPlaceholder {
                 icon.source: "icon.png"
                 text: "My app"

See the Cover and Sailfish Application Features documentation for more information on covers.

Property Documentation

icon : Image

The icon to display.

If this is a relative URL, it is located relative to the QML file that defines the cover.

text : string

The text to display.

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