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QTreeView: change background color of specific column header

  • Is it possible to change the background color of a specific column of QTreeView header?

    This can change the background color of all columns:

    ui->tree->setStyleSheet("QHeaderView::section { background-color:red }");

    This is not working:

    ui->tree->model()->setHeaderData(col, Qt::Horizontal, QBrush(QColor("red")), Qt::BackgroundRole);

    Is there any ideas?

    Thank you!

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    The style used to draw your application is free to ignore certain hints to follow the OS style they represent. That's why your second line may have no effect.

  • I tried to use default and Fusion styles:


    Style was changed.

    The header cell is empty for both styles as a result.

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    Please provide a minimal compilable example that reproduces this.

  • Hi!
    Problem solved by redefinition of QHeaderView::paintSection.
    Thank you!

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