[PyQt] how to prevent QFileDialog.getSaveFileName from overwriting
rasky at develer.com
Fri Feb 15 18:04:58 GMT 2008
On 2/15/2008 3:59 PM, Darren Dale wrote:
> I am using QFileDialog.getSaveFileName:
> from PyQt4 import QtGui
> a = QtGui.QApplication()
> f = QtGui.QFileDialog.getSaveFileName(None, 'Open File', '.')
> print f
> If I select an existing file and select save, another dialog automatically
> pops up asking if I want to replace it. If I select no, getSaveFileName still
> returns the filename. Is this behavior correct, and if so, how do I avoid
> overwriting the file?
> In case it is important, I'm using PyQt-4.3.3, Qt-4.3.3 and sip-4.7.3.
I don't see this under Windows, and I don't know how it would be related
to PyQt at all. That dialog is the OS one under Windows and Mac OSX, so
if you're using Linux it might be a bug of the Qt implementation used by
Linux -- which you should report to Trolltech.
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