[PyQt] Links in QMessageBox.about() not working
Joel B. Mohler
joel at kiwistrawberry.us
Tue May 17 22:21:25 BST 2011
On Tuesday, May 17, 2011 08:46:57 am David Boddie wrote:
> On Tue May 17 10:21:04 BST 2011, Hans-Peter Jansen wrote:
> > On Monday 16 May 2011, 14:28:00 Anoop Panavalappil wrote:
> > > I am developing a simple cross platform GUI using PyQt. I have tried
> > > to show the about dialog using QMessageBox.about() with richtext
> > > formatting with html tags (<b>, <br>, and <a>). The dialog correctly
> > > renders the HTML but the links are not working.
> > >
> > > Interestingly, when I tried the QMessageBox.aboutQt() to show the
> > > "About Qt" dialog, the links in that dialog doesn't work either. Same
> > > with the "About Qt" dialog form the help menu of Qt Designer also.
> > >
> > > Is there any workaround for the issue? Or is it a reported bug?
> > Works for me. Since you didn't told us your OS/versions, I will leave it
> > up to you to find out mine. Hehe.
> Anoop and I discussed the problem on IRC. We're both using Qt 4.7.2. The
> problem occurs with KDE 4 on Kubuntu (10.10, if I remember correctly).
> On the other hand, on KDE 3 and Windows, it apparently works fine.
I concur that the links don't work on ubuntu 10.04 with qt 4.6.2 in a PyQt
application. They do work in the kmail kde about box. It is also working on
my windows install, but I forget the exact versions and am in linux at the
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