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QT, Copy data from QDataStream to QByteArray

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Hi experts,

I have a QDataStream with data read from a file. Every 2 bytes in this file are a signed integer value.

How do I copy the data in the data stream to a QByteArray ?

For example:

QByteArray inputf1;
QDataStream in1(&filein1);

I need to copy the data from input in1 to inputf1.

Thanks,
Peter
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you could use resize function of QByteArray to get proper size and then cast off constness off from constData function to get a writeable char buffer.

  QByteArray inputf1;
  QDataStream in1(&filein1);
   inputf1.resize(4096);
   in1.readRawData(const_cast<char*)(inputf1.constData()), 4096);

but that is a bit unsafe because of the cast.

if memory isn't an issue i would use a temporary char buffer for read and move it to QByteArray using the insert function after read.

Sara



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