QFileSystemModel setData problem

  • Hi,
    I would like to overwrite file/directory by rename if it already exists.

    My setData function:

    bool MyModel::setData(const QModelIndex &idx, const QVariant &value, int role)
      if (!idx.isValid()
        || idx.column() != 0
        || role != Qt::EditRole
        || (flags(idx) & Qt::ItemIsEditable) == 0) {
        return false;
      QString newName = value.toString();
      QString oldName = idx.data().toString();
      if (newName.isEmpty())
        return false;
      if (newName == oldName)
        return true;
      if (newName.compare(oldName, Qt::CaseInsensitive))
        QModelIndex newIndex = index(filePath(parent(idx)) + QDir::separator() + newName);
        if (newIndex.isValid())
      return QFileSystemModel::setData(idx, value, role);

    After rename I've got two same elements in view.
    Problem seems to be in QFileSystemModel::setData when trying to keep selection after renaming.
    I am using Qt version 5.5
    Can someone help me please?

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