[PyQt] QLineEdit vs. menu keyboard shortcuts
nathan at genarts.com
Thu Jun 30 16:56:28 BST 2011
On 6/30/2011 10:44 AM, Nathan Weston wrote:
> On 6/29/2011 6:16 PM, Baz Walter wrote:
>> On 29/06/11 18:57, Nathan Weston wrote:
>>> On 6/29/2011 1:32 PM, Baz Walter wrote:
>>>> going back to your earlier example of dragging in the line-edit to
>>>> change its value: all you need to do is clearFocus() when the drag
>>>> starts and setFocus() when the drag ends. that way, whilst the drag is
>>>> in progress, the line-edit's shortcuts won't work, but your global
>>>> shortcuts will.
>>>> if that's not what you want, please try to make it clear what you do
>>>> want (i.e. with a working example).
>>> Now, when the widget is in its non-editable state, and the user hits
>>> Ctrl-Z, I want it to trigger the Undo action on the Edit menu.
>>> Unfortunately, QLineEdit intercepts the Ctrl-Z keystroke and does
>>> nothing (because it's not editable).
>> the example you posted earlier works (i.e. Ctrl+Z prints 'action') if
>> the Foo widget has been set as read-only.
>> (nb: the setShortcutContext line also needs to be commented out)
> Interesting... it works as you say on my Linux machine at home, but not
> on my Windows machine at work. The Windows machine has Qt 4.6.2, I don't
> know about the Linux machine off the top of my head. What platform/Qt
> version are you testing on?
I updated to the latest Qt/PyQt and it's working now. My original
application is working correctly as well.
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