[Interest] Changing link color of QLabel

André Somers andre at familiesomers.nl
Tue Mar 27 14:00:43 CEST 2012

Op 27-3-2012 12:42, Nikos Chantziaras schreef:
> On 27/03/12 11:45, André Somers wrote:
>> Op 27-3-2012 9:32, Nikos Chantziaras schreef:
>>> On 27/03/12 10:19, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
>>>> Links in QLabels do not obey their palette setting (QPalette::Link).
>>>> How do I change the color of links?  An HTML style tag, like:
>>>>        a {color: some_color;}
>>>> doesn't help me, since what I need is set the link color to the same
>>>> color as normal text, whatever that happens to be in the current
>>>> desktop's color theme.
>>>> Any solution to this problem?
>>> A suboptimal way to do it is to get the wanted color and make a string
>>> out of it with QColor::name().  The problem with this one is that the
>>> color is still fixed.  If the desktop environment changes the palette
>>> (user changed the color theme, for example), the color is not updated.
>> So, how about you use QLabel::palette() to get the palette color, and
>> then use that color in the style sheet?
> This is what I described above.  Getting the color and then using its
> name().  But when the palette changes, the color doesn't get updated.
Does that really happen in your application then?


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