[PySide] use text as a button / hyperlink?

Frank Rueter | OHUfx frank at ohufx.com
Fri Apr 13 09:35:22 CEST 2012

Hi Ludo,

that would happen inside the mousePressEvent method, right?!
I'm still not clear about the seeming redundancy between the 
mousePressEvent method and the event method. I'm sure it's just 
something in the object oriented philosophy that I'm not quite getting.


On 4/13/12 7:29 PM, Ludo Visser wrote:
> On Apr 13, 2012, at 3:27 am, Frank Rueter | OHUfx wrote:
>> I think I found a way but am not quite sure if its' the best way. I
>> subclassed QLabel and (re)implemented the mousePressEvent.
>> While this seems to work I'm not quite sure how to properly use the
>> event argument required in the mousePressEvent. I just assigned a dummy
>> method for now while I'm trying to find the answer to this.
>> Could someone help clarify please?
>> class SortWidget( QLabel ):
>>      def __init__( self, parent=None ):
>>          super( SortWidget, self).__init__( parent )
>>      def myEvent( self ):
>>          pass
>>      def mousePressEvent( self, event ):
>>          print 'I was clicked'
>> On 4/13/12 12:48 PM, Frank Rueter | OHUfx wrote:
>>> Hi everyone,
>>> anther noob question:
>>> I'm wondering what the most elegant way is to use a list of QLabels like
>>> a group of QRadioButtons.
>>> I am after creating a simple list of labels that will drive how a widget
>>> in my UI will be sorted ('date', 'name', 'author', etc).
>>> I need to do this cause I don't have enough space to use radio buttons
>>> which is pretty much the functionality I need.
>>> So I thought if I just have clickable labels and make the click drive
>>> the sorting action that should work best in my case.
>>> How would people approach this?
>>> Thanks in advance,
>>> frank
> Hi,
> The only thing your probably need to do is accept the event (http://qt-project.org/doc/qt-4.8/qevent.html#accept):
> event.accept()
> Sometimes, if your program is in a state where you don't want to allow sorting, you can ignore the event and/or pass it to the widget's parent.
> - Ludo

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