[PyQt] strange scrolling behavior everywhere

Peter Schmidtke pschmidtke at mmb.pcb.ub.es
Wed Feb 17 20:27:23 GMT 2010


why did you say that this sounds strangely familiar? Did you experience
some of these problems before?



On Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:47:17 +0100, David Boddie <david at boddie.org.uk>
> On Tue Feb 16 13:32:12 GMT 2010, Peter Schmidtke wrote:
>> I have several widgets in my MainWindow (desinged with QtDesigner), like
>> a
>> QTableView and some QPlainTextEdit, where I enable automatic scrollbars
>> (not as seperate widget) if necessary.
>> The thing is, when scrolling is needed, scrollbars appear, but the
>> scrolling behavior is strange. For instance for my vertical scrollbars
>> when
>> you click left with the mouse wherever on the scrollbar it is scrolling
>> down. But I can not drag the slider to scroll. Furthermore when you
>> right on it, you have menu, for where to scroll (top, bottom etc..)
> This sounds strangely familiar, but is not normal behaviour. What is the
> behaviour of the scrollbars when you preview the form in Qt Designer?
> (You may have to add some content to the QPlainTextEdit to make sure you
> get scrollbars.)
>> Is there a way to get a more "normal" behaviour of the scrollbars
>> implementing them as separated widgets and controlling their action by
>> "hand", that is to say with in python, by capturing the sliding events
>> etc...?
> Usually, scrolling should just work "normally". If possible, can you put
> your
> .ui file somewhere for us to take a look at? I'm wondering if there's
> something strange in the way these widgets are configured.
> By the way, you don't say which platform you are running on, or the
> versions
> of Qt and PyQt you are using. Those pieces of information might also be
> helpful in figuring out the cause of the problem.
> David
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Peter Schmidtke

PhD Student at the Molecular Modeling and Bioinformatics Group
Dep. Physical Chemistry
Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Barcelona

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