[PyQt] Links in QMessageBox.about() not working
hpj at urpla.net
Wed May 18 19:54:43 BST 2011
On Wednesday 18 May 2011, 19:29:04 Detlev Offenbach wrote:
> On Dienstag, 17. Mai 2011, Joel B. Mohler wrote:
> > 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 moment.
> I can confirm this issue for Kubuntu 11.4. It works on other Linux
> flavours (like openSUSE) and Win systems.
Then this might be a Kubuntu Qt build issue.
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