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Documentation for developing SailfishOS applications

FadeAnimator QML Type

A Sailfish-style fade animation that runs outside of the main application UI thread More...

Import Statement: import Sailfish.Silica 1.0

Detailed Description

The FadeAnimator type provides a common animation for applying fade-in and fade-out animations to items. It is commonly used within a Behavior applied to an item's opacity to automatically animate opacity changes to the item in a Sailfish-styled manner.

Here is a simple example:

 import QtQuick 2.2
 import Sailfish.Silica 1.0

 Page {
     Button {
         enabled: canSend
         text: "Send message"
         opacity: enabled ? 1.0 : 0.0
         Behavior on opacity { FadeAnimator {} }
         anchors.centerIn: parent

FadeAnimator inherits the QtQuick OpacityAnimator type, so any properties, signals and methods of OpacityAnimator are also available to FadeAnimator objects. See the OpacityAnimator documentation for its full list of available properties, signals and methods.

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