QwtDoubleInterval man page

QwtDoubleInterval —

A class representing an interval.


#include <qwt_double_interval.h>

Public Types

enum BorderMode { IncludeBorders = 0, ExcludeMinimum = 1, ExcludeMaximum = 2, ExcludeBorders = ExcludeMinimum | ExcludeMaximum }

Public Member Functions

int borderFlags () const

bool contains (double value) const

QwtDoubleInterval extend (double value) const

QwtDoubleInterval intersect (const QwtDoubleInterval &) const

bool intersects (const QwtDoubleInterval &) const

void invalidate ()

QwtDoubleInterval inverted () const

bool isNull () const

bool isValid () const

QwtDoubleInterval limited (double minValue, double maxValue) const

double maxValue () const

double minValue () const

QwtDoubleInterval normalized () const

int operator!= (const QwtDoubleInterval &) const

QwtDoubleInterval operator& (const QwtDoubleInterval &) const

QwtDoubleInterval & operator&= (const QwtDoubleInterval &)

int operator== (const QwtDoubleInterval &) const

QwtDoubleInterval operator| (double) const

QwtDoubleInterval operator| (const QwtDoubleInterval &) const

QwtDoubleInterval & operator|= (double)

QwtDoubleInterval & operator|= (const QwtDoubleInterval &)

QwtDoubleInterval (double minValue, double maxValue, int borderFlags=IncludeBorders)

QwtDoubleInterval ()

void setBorderFlags (int)

void setInterval (double minValue, double maxValue, int borderFlags=IncludeBorders)

void setMaxValue (double)

void setMinValue (double)

QwtDoubleInterval symmetrize (double value) const

QwtDoubleInterval unite (const QwtDoubleInterval &) const

double width () const

Detailed Description

A class representing an interval.

The interval is represented by 2 doubles, the lower and the upper limit.

Member Enumeration Documentation

enum QwtDoubleInterval::BorderMode Flag indicating if a border is included/excluded from an interval

min/max values are inside the interval
min value is not included in the interval
max value is not included in the interval
min/max values are not included in the interval

See also:

setBorderMode(), testBorderMode()

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

QwtDoubleInterval::QwtDoubleInterval () [inline]

Default Constructor. Creates an invalid interval [0.0, -1.0]

See also:

setInterval(), isValid()

QwtDoubleInterval::QwtDoubleInterval (doubleminValue, doublemaxValue, intborderFlags = IncludeBorders) [inline] Constructor

Build an interval with from min/max values


minValue Minimum value
maxValue Maximum value
borderFlags Include/Exclude borders

Member Function Documentation

int QwtDoubleInterval::borderFlags () const [inline] Returns

Border flags

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bool QwtDoubleInterval::contains (doublevalue) const Test if a value is inside an interval


value Value


true, if value >= minValue() && value <= maxValue()

QwtDoubleInterval QwtDoubleInterval::extend (doublevalue) const Extend the interval

If value is below minValue, value becomes the lower limit. If value is above maxValue, value becomes the upper limit.

extend has no effect for invalid intervals


value Value

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QwtDoubleInterval QwtDoubleInterval::intersect (const QwtDoubleInterval &other) const

Intersect 2 intervals.

bool QwtDoubleInterval::intersects (const QwtDoubleInterval &other) const Test if two intervals overlap

void QwtDoubleInterval::invalidate () [inline] Invalidate the interval

The limits are set to interval [0.0, -1.0]

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QwtDoubleInterval QwtDoubleInterval::inverted () const Invert the limits of the interval


Inverted interval

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bool QwtDoubleInterval::isNull () const [inline] Returns

true, if isValid() && (minValue() >= maxValue())

bool QwtDoubleInterval::isValid () const [inline] A interval is valid when minValue() <= maxValue(). In case of QwtDoubleInterval::ExcludeBorders it is true when minValue() < maxValue()

QwtDoubleInterval QwtDoubleInterval::limited (doublelowerBound, doubleupperBound) const Limit the interval, keeping the border modes


lowerBound Lower limit
upperBound Upper limit


Limited interval

double QwtDoubleInterval::maxValue () const [inline] Returns

Upper limit of the interval

double QwtDoubleInterval::minValue () const [inline] Returns

Lower limit of the interval

QwtDoubleInterval QwtDoubleInterval::normalized () const

Normalize the limits of the interval. If maxValue() < minValue() the limits will be inverted.


Normalized interval

See also:

isValid(), inverted()

int QwtDoubleInterval::operator!= (const QwtDoubleInterval &other) const [inline]

Compare two intervals.

QwtDoubleInterval QwtDoubleInterval::operator& (const QwtDoubleInterval &interval) const [inline] Intersection of two intervals

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QwtDoubleInterval & QwtDoubleInterval::operator&= (const QwtDoubleInterval &interval)

Intersects this interval with the given interval.

int QwtDoubleInterval::operator== (const QwtDoubleInterval &other) const [inline]

Compare two intervals.

QwtDoubleInterval QwtDoubleInterval::operator| (const QwtDoubleInterval &interval) const [inline] Union of two intervals

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QwtDoubleInterval QwtDoubleInterval::operator| (doublevalue) const [inline] Extend an interval

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QwtDoubleInterval & QwtDoubleInterval::operator|= (const QwtDoubleInterval &interval)

Unites this interval with the given interval.

void QwtDoubleInterval::setBorderFlags (intborderFlags) [inline] Change the border flags


borderFlags Or'd BorderMode flags

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void QwtDoubleInterval::setInterval (doubleminValue, doublemaxValue, intborderFlags = IncludeBorders) [inline] Assign the limits of the interval


minValue Minimum value
maxValue Maximum value
borderFlags Include/Exclude borders

void QwtDoubleInterval::setMaxValue (doublemaxValue) [inline] Assign the upper limit of the interval


maxValue Maximum value

void QwtDoubleInterval::setMinValue (doubleminValue) [inline] Assign the lower limit of the interval


minValue Minimum value

QwtDoubleInterval QwtDoubleInterval::symmetrize (doublevalue) const Adjust the limit that is closer to value, so that value becomes the center of the interval.


value Center


Interval with value as center

QwtDoubleInterval QwtDoubleInterval::unite (const QwtDoubleInterval &other) const

Unite 2 intervals.

double QwtDoubleInterval::width () const [inline] Return the width of an interval The width of invalid intervals is 0.0, otherwise the result is maxValue() - minValue().

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