[PyQt] selecting items from a treeview using code

Adam Tenderholt atenderholt at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 00:47:20 BST 2008

Out of curiosity, did you set the flags of the items in the model to
allow selections?


On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 1:11 PM, Wim Verhavert <wim.verhavert at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sounds easy he, but this one is really driving me crazy...
> So here's what I've done so far.
> Ok: I have a QTreeview (using QT Designer by the way) filled with
> objects using my own homebrew objectTableModel(QAbstractTableModel).
> This model stores POPO's and allows me to retrieve them. So far no
> problem. Now I want to highlight + select the last item of the tree
> (using code).
> So here's what I've done:
> -  I created an instance of objectTableModel for storing my invoices
> -> invoiceModel
> -  I created a method getIndexOf(self, object) in my objectTableModel
> class which returns a QModelIndex instance. Then I do:
> last = self.invoiceModel.getIndexOf(self.invoices[-1])
> self.treeInvoices.selectionModel().select(last, QItemSelectionModel.Rows)
> But this doesn't do anything.
> I also tried:
> last = self.invoiceModel.getIndexOf(self.invoices[-1])
> self.treeInvoices.setSelection(self.treeInvoices.visualRect(last),
> QItemSelectionModel.Rows)
> But this also doesn't do anything...
> Am I just too blind to see the thing here? This is keeping me up for
> hours now...
> Any help greatly appreciated...
> Oh yeah: I'm on windows here (XP pro)
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