How to convert TBuf to QString

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This code snippet demonstrates how to convert a Symbian TBuf descriptor to a Qt QString. For information about converting other descriptor types see Using Qt and Symbian C++ Together#Converting a Descriptor to a QString.

Article Metadata
Tested with
SDK: Qt SDK 1.1.3
Devices(s): Emulator
Platform(s): S60 3rd Edition FP1, S60 3rd Edition FP2, S60 5th Edition
Platform Security
Signing Required: Self-Signed
Capabilities: None
Keywords: QString,TBuf
Created: kamaljaiswal (17 Jan 2009)
Last edited: hamishwillee (30 May 2013)

TBuf to QString

TBuf<10> buf(KMsg);
QString qString((QChar*)buf.Ptr(),buf.Length());

QString to TBuf

QString text = "Some text";
TPtrC16 textPtr(reinterpret_cast<const TUint16*>(text.utf16()));


QString text = "Some text";
TBuf<KBufLength> buffer(text.utf16());
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