[Marble-devel] Re: programmatically adding an AbstractDataPlugin to MarbleWidget?

Bernhard Beschow bbeschow at cs.tu-berlin.de
Thu Mar 31 18:15:23 CEST 2011

Am Donnerstag, 31. März 2011, 11:39:08 schrieb Ákos Maróy:
> Hi,

Hi Ákos,

> I'm trying to programmatically add my on subclass of AbstractDataPlugin
> to a MarbleWidget instances, but I'm not finding a way to do so.

Nice to hear about that use case.

> What I'm looking for is to create my own AbstractDataPlugin subclass,
> say FooPlugin, and add it to a MarbleWidget through code - that is, not
> through the shared object based plugin loading mechanism.
> I've been looking at the API docs and source code, and it seems that one
> cannot call widget->map()->addLayer(), as MarbleWidget::map() is a const
> function (consider widget of beinga MarbleWidget * type). I cannot
> explicitly make PluginManager add my plugin object to the list of
> available plugins either.
> I wonder what is the proper way of adding a custom plugin to an existing
> MarbleWidget object?

Have you tried adding your plugin by means of MarbleMap::addLayer()? AbstractDataPlugin inherits from LayerInterface, which is what this method expects.

BTW, which version of libmarble do you target? Do you intend to target future versions of libmarble as well?


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