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    Default Retrieve QTreeWidgetItem in delegate

    I have a class that inherits QStyledItemDelegate. I override the following methods:

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    1. QWidget *createEditor ( QWidget * parent, const QStyleOptionViewItem & option, const QModelIndex & index ) const;
    2. void setModelData( QWidget * editor, QAbstractItemModel * model, const QModelIndex & index ) const;
    3. void setEditorData ( QWidget * editor, const QModelIndex & index ) const;
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    Is it possible to retrieve the QTreeWidgetItem on which the user clicked in the createEditor method of the delegate?

    Thanks in advance

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    Default Re: Retrieve QTreeWidgetItem in delegate

    If you pass a pointer to the tree widget to the delegate so that you can retrieve it in createEditor() then you can use QTreeWidget::itemFromIndex().
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    Default Re: Retrieve QTreeWidgetItem in delegate

    Sorry for resurrecting this, but it's a very useful post. How does this work, though, since QTreeWidget::itemFromIndex is protected?


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    In the end, I didn't need the item but rather its data. Instead, I called QModelIndex::data() with the appropriate data role and worked with that. That's what QStyledItemDelegate does in the base implementation, by the way. Depending on your use case, that might work for you.
    Last edited by Phlucious; 3rd June 2016 at 20:00.

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