[PyQt] QFileDialog problem (native: fast but no input field; non-native: has input field but slow)

"V. Armando Solé" sole at esrf.fr
Fri Dec 17 08:19:46 GMT 2010


I am using newer versions of Qt (4.5.3 and 4.6.2) and I also have the 
same problem.

I observe the problem mainly under windows when one is using mounted 
network disks.

The only hint I have found is:


Best regards,


On 16/12/2010 17:19, Bing Jian wrote:
> Hi,
> This seems a known problem but I have not found a good workaround. I
> like the style of the non-native QFileDialog, especially the feature
> that allows the user to input the path directly which is very
> convenient since the user can easily copy/paste the folder/file name
> from other applications. However, it seems very slow when the dialog
> is first launched. The native option is quite responsive but the
> problem is that it does not provide an input field so for the user to
> select a folder he/she has to walk into the directory, which can take
> many mouse clicks and is not fun. I am not sure if you have
> experienced similar problem or if I miss something.
> BTW, my PyQt version is 4.4.3
> Thanks,
> Bing
> P.S. I have posted the same problem to stackoverflow
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4462658/pyqt4-qfiledialog-problem-native-fast-but-no-input-field-non-native-has-inp
> and hope someone here can help me out.
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