[Interest] Changing link color of QLabel

Nikos Chantziaras realnc at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 18:06:59 CEST 2012

On 27/03/12 15:00, André Somers wrote:
> 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?

When the user changes the desktop theme.  It's not the world, but I try 
to keep my GUIs as nicely behaving as possible.

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