Hyper-Link a QLabel?

  • Hi,
    I have 2 QLabel's in my Dialog.
    I want to hyper link both of them but with different behaviour.
    For the 1st one I want it to hyper link to a local folder.
    So that when the text in the QLabel is clicked it should open the folder in a new window.

    For the 2nd QLabel I want it to hyper link to a website.
    So that when the text in the QLabel is clicked it should open the default browser & open the link that I have specified in code.

    How do I do this?
    Thank You.

  • Create a slot which will be connected to the QLabel::linkActivated(QString) signal... And there choose your destiny... If you don't want hassle to check the URL just make 2 slots, one for each QLabel and for each slot open the URL in a certain way... With QDesktopServices::openUrl(QUrl) for websites and for the other load the file where you wanted it to be loaded... And voila

  • Thank You b1gsnak3.
    On first look it seems my job is done.
    But I will get back to you tomorrow in case there is a problem.

  • Sorry but I am unable to implement the functionality.
    Can you please show some code?
    & what is anchored link that is mentioned in the documentation & how do I set it?

  • See the Qt docs for SetOpenExternalLinks under QLabel class, for some sample you can use the following link "this":http://www.qtcentre.org/threads/4968-QLabel-links
    QDeskTopServices::OpenURL also takes paths to local folders, therefore it can open local folders as well. The URL should however be file:/// . Ref docs of QURL class.

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