[PyQt] Feature request: support for flashing characters in QTextEdit

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Tue Feb 3 14:16:08 GMT 2009

On Tue, 3 Feb 2009 08:09:44 -0600, "Edward K. Ream" <edreamleo at gmail.com>
> This is a repost of
> '[PyQt] Can't disable key strokes while flashing matching
> recast as a feature request.
> I have found no good way for my app to flash matching brackets in a
> QTextEdit.  The problem is that keystrokes that occur during flashing can
> replace the character being 'flashed', i.e., selected briefly.
> I have tried the obvious things like disabling key events, etc., without
> any
> joy.
> Nobody has responded to my requests for sample code illustrating how this
> might be done.
> Some widget-level support for this kind of thing would be greatly
> appreciated.  This is the only thing I have found that Tk can handle
> than Qt :-)

So the request needs to go to Nokia...


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