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Adding QMouseEvent to QFrame created using Designer

  • Hello,

    I have been searching for a couple of days for an answer to this:

    I have created a simple window with a QFrame in it using Designer. The QFrame just has 4 QLabels in it. I am trying to figure out how to detect mouse clicks inside the QFrame. The name of the QFrame is frame01.
    I tried creating a class (frame01.cpp and frame01.h) and overriding the mousePressEvent and mouseReleaseEvent methods, but no luck.

    I am wondering if there is an example out there that I have missed. Are things more complicated because I created the window with Designer? I also tried looking to see if I could set it up in Designer, but I could not find any place to set it up.

    Any help would really be appreciated.


    Aldo L.

  • You have two ways to do this.

    1. Reimplement QFrame. But if you want use it with QtDesigner this is not for you.
    2. Install event filter. "Take a look": .

  • For anyone interested, using the eventFilter worked. It just took me some time to figure out how to correctly create the class that implements the eventFilter(QObject, QEvent) method.

    Thanks qxoz

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