[PyKDE] Is there a clicked signal for a QLabel ?

simon stockes simonstockes at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 14:04:49 GMT 2007

Thanks everybody for yours answers.

It is clearer and I am in fact agree with you and trolltech.

I suppose that to draw a button is not much more cpu time consuming against
a label ?


2007/1/31, Giovanni Bajo <rasky at develer.com>:
> On 1/31/2007 11:06 AM, Simon stokes wrote:
> > I have a gridlayout of QLabels. What it the signal to use in this
> > context to change, for example, the text from the QLabel I have
> > **clicked** ?
> *All* widgets receive *events* from mouse clicks, which can be handled
> by subclassing and overriding the event function, or by installing an
> event handler.
> Some widgets, by default, handle events by emitting corresponding
> signals. This is done for widgets where the specific events need *often*
> to be handled (eg: a click for a button), so that the user can customize
> the behaviour by connecting a slot.
> In you case, Trolltech decided that QLabel usually don't need click to
> be handled, so they didn't provide a standard event handler which emits
> a standard signal for it. But you can do it yourself, in your own
> QClickableLabel, though.
> --
> Giovanni Bajo
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