[Interest] QWebView and Joomla pages

Frank Rueter | OHUfx frank at ohufx.com
Sun Jan 15 02:59:57 CET 2017

I go tit working now by adding the header data back into the downloaded 
Thanks a lot Kai!


On 15/01/17 2:22 PM, Frank Rueter | OHUfx wrote:
> Hi Kai,
> my apologies for not replying earlier!
> Thank you for the explanation, so it sounds like its "should just work".
> After reading your explanation I realised that the html I am feeding 
> into the WebView comes directly from a data base query and does not 
> include the headers you see in the source of the web page.
> So I suppose if I find the right CSS files and add the respective 
> lines back to the downloaded html before feeding it into WebView via 
> setHtml it should work?!
> e.g.:
> cssHeaders = '<head><link rel="stylesheet" 
> href="/templates/yoo_sync/base.css" /></head>'
>     webView.setHtml(cssHeaders + html)
> Those particular css files don't give me what I'm aft so I need to dig 
> up the correct one, but should this work?
> Cheers,
> frank
> On 12/01/17 11:29 PM, Kai Koehne wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Frank Rueter | OHUfx [mailto:frank at ohufx.com]
>>> Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2017 9:05 AM
>>> To: Kai Koehne<Kai.Koehne at qt.io>;interest at qt-project.org
>>> Subject: Re: [Interest] QWebView and Joomla pages
>>> Thanks Kai,
>>> thanks for the quick reply!
>>> I'd be quite happy to read the CSS files from the server rather than injecting
>>> locally, but I know little about CSS and the website has a whole bunch that all
>>> happily cross import things.
>> Hi Frank,
>> Usually the setup is that the CMS links to the CSS from the HTML. That is, the page
>> Delivered to the web browser contains lines like
>>    <link rel="stylesheet" href="/components/com_jcomments/tpl/default/style.css?v=21" type="text/css" />
>>    <link rel="stylesheet" href="/cache/template/gzip.php?widgetkit-e2f1f3d7-9b14bd45.css" type="text/css" />
>> This is actually fromview-source:http://www.nukepedia.com/gizmos/filter/efibonacciglow. The web browser will then automatically try to download and apply e.g.http://www.nukepedia.com/components/com_jcomments/tpl/default/style.css?v=21  .
>> I understand that either your CMS is configured wrong, and doesn't include these links, or that you hit a bug in WebEngine where the css for a reason or the other is not fetched, or applied correctly. Can you clarify??
>>> I have attached the css folder from the website as that will tell you more than
>>> my ramblings
>>> If it's possible to simply point QWebView to that online folder and make
>>> sense of it on the fly, I would be perfectly happy.
>> See above - it is something that the .html page itself should link to. The QWebEngineSettings::setUserStyleSheetUrl you found is only a fallback, e.g. if you want to tweak the layout of pages you don't have any control over on the server side.
>>> Otherwise I guess I will have to figure out how to merge all these things into
>>> a master css.
>> As I mentioned already, you can also link from a CSS to another CSS by using the @import rule .
>> Regards
>> Kai
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