[PyQt] set qlineedit red, easy??

Matt Smith melkor at orangepalantir.org
Thu Feb 5 13:25:30 GMT 2009

You've told me this before, but I didn't quite follow what was buggy.

pal = QtGui.QPalette(MyLineEdit.palette())

It seems that .palette() is returning a const and I shouldn't modify it.
What about .parent()?  should I not use .parent() to make connections?


On Thu, 2009-02-05 at 13:11 +0000, Phil Thompson wrote:
> On Thu, 05 Feb 2009 07:50:57 -0500, Matt Smith <melkor at orangepalantir.org>
> wrote:
> > You could use the palette.
> > 
> > 
> > MyLineEdit.palette().setColor(QtGui.QPalette.Base,QtGui.QColor('red'))
> That's buggy as palette() returns a const. You need to make a copy of the
> returned palette and modify that. See the roadmap.
> Phil

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