I'm using Python and trying to read in an xml file and populate a list QT ListWidget with some of its contents. Each entry should have a checkbox.

In QT I created the list and added an item that has a checkbox by adding the item to the listWidget, then right clicking on it and selecting Edit Items > Properties > Set Flags to UserCheckable. So i can do it manually in QT.

But when I read in the xml file to populate the ListWidget I can't make these items checkable.

import xml.etree.ElementTree as et

xml_file = os.path.join(path, testcase_file)
tree = et.parse(xml_file)
root = tree.getroot()

for testcases in root.iter('testcase'):
testcase_name = str(testcases.attrib)
item = self.listWidgetTestCases
item.addItem(QtGui.QApplication.translate("qadashb oard", testcase_name, None))
# item.setFlags(item.flags() | QtCore.Qt.ItemIsUserCheckable)
# item.setCheckState(QtCore.Qt.Unchecked)

This creates a list of test case name in the ListWidget. However I can't add make these items into checkboxes. item.setFlags or ItemIsUserCheckable is not recognised for list Widgets, so the two lines are commented out in the above example.

Any tips much appreciated.