PyQT - Make integers and dates in QTableWidget properly sortable

  • Hi.
    I put the data into my QTableWidget tableView using a loop:

    for i in range(0, len(res)):
                    self.tableView.setItem(i, 2, QTableWidgetItem(str(create_dataframe(res)[2][i])))
                    self.tableView.setItem(i, 3, QTableWidgetItem(str(create_dataframe(res)[3][i])))



    returns value of class 'int' and


    returns value of class 'datetime.datetime' (like '2017-03-25 16:51:24'). The question is: how do I make this items properly sortable through


    , i.e. not as strings, but as integers and datetime respectively? I know that I should use setData and Qt.DisplayRole, but could you please give an example using this short piece of code?
    Thank you.

  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    Hi and welcome to devnet,

    Do you mean that you want to sort your QTableWidget by the date string ?

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