[PyQt] QComboBox insert policy
tinaweb at bestemselv.com
Sun Apr 22 07:17:35 BST 2007
David Boddie wrote:
> On Thursday 19 April 2007 12:53:08 +0200, Tina I wrote:
>> I have a QComboBox (Qt4) where I want to insert items alphabetically.
>> The problem is of course that the item is inserted at position 'select'
>> and not where it fits in the alphabet. And from the documentation I can
>> not find any insert methods that does not require the 'index'. Am I
>> missing something?
> QComboBox doesn't provide any support for sorting itself. You could either
> sort the list in advance or, if you need the unsorted list elsewhere, you
> could use some technique for inserting the items in the correct order.
> If it doesn't seem like a wasteful operation, you could just sort a copy of
> the list and insert that into the combo box. You could even create a
> QStringList, sort it, and pass that into QComboBox::addItems().
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D'oh! I always seem to overcomplicate things when working with Qt.
list.sort() does the job perfectly...
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