PyQt5 - Tutorial 008. Working with QTableWidget (Update tutorial 006)

QTableWidget, PyQt5

Content

This will be a small update to the lesson on using QTableWidget in PyQt5

In the previous lesson it was shown how to display some kind of information in QTableWidget. And this lesson will also show how to make some cells editable and non-editable, as well as how to respond to keystrokes inside a QTableWidget

The application will look like this

Introduction

This addition was made at the request of one of the users. In particular, adding key tracking and customizing cell editing.

There was also a request to show how to do sorting by column. But I did not do this. The fact is that QTableWidget is primarily used to display widgets in the form of a table, and not for tabular data. Therefore, I strongly recommend that anyone who needs to display a text data table use QTableView and learn how to make a data model using QAbstractItemModel . There it is easier to do sorting using proxy models, and they are better suited for this.

Now back to the example.

widgets.py

First you need to create a custom QTableWidget

from PyQt5.QtCore import Qt
from PyQt5.QtGui import QKeyEvent
from PyQt5.QtWidgets import QTableWidget


# We create custom QTableWidget for react to key press events
class CustomTableWidget(QTableWidget):

    # override keyPressEvent
    def keyPressEvent(self, e: QKeyEvent) -> None:
        if e.key() == Qt.Key_Enter:
            print("Key enter was pressed")
        elif e.key() == Qt.Key_Return:
            print("Key return was pressed")

init .py

And then we will create an application window

from PyQt5.QtCore import QSize, Qt
from PyQt5.QtWidgets import QApplication, QMainWindow, QGridLayout, QWidget, QTableWidgetItem

from widgets import CustomTableWidget


# Inheriting from QMainWindow
class MainWindow(QMainWindow):
    # Overriding the class constructor
    def __init__(self):
        # Be sure to call the super class method
        QMainWindow.__init__(self)

        self.setMinimumSize(QSize(480, 80))  # Set sizes
        self.setWindowTitle("Работа с QTableWidget")  # Set the window title
        central_widget = QWidget(self)  # Create a central widget
        self.setCentralWidget(central_widget)  # Install the central widget

        grid_layout = QGridLayout()  # Create a QGridLayout
        central_widget.setLayout(grid_layout)  # Install this placement in the central widget

        table = CustomTableWidget(self)  # Create a table
        table.setColumnCount(3)  # We install three columns
        table.setRowCount(1)  # and one row in the table

        # Set table headers
        table.setHorizontalHeaderLabels(["Header 1", "Header 2", "Header 3"])

        # Set tooltips for headers
        table.horizontalHeaderItem(0).setToolTip("Column 1 ")
        table.horizontalHeaderItem(1).setToolTip("Column 2 ")
        table.horizontalHeaderItem(2).setToolTip("Column 3 ")

        # Set the alignment to the headers
        table.horizontalHeaderItem(0).setTextAlignment(Qt.AlignLeft)
        table.horizontalHeaderItem(1).setTextAlignment(Qt.AlignHCenter)
        table.horizontalHeaderItem(2).setTextAlignment(Qt.AlignRight)

        # fill the first line
        table.setItem(0, 0, self.createItem("Text in column 1", Qt.ItemIsSelectable | Qt.ItemIsEnabled))
        table.setItem(0, 1, self.createItem("Text in column 2", Qt.ItemIsSelectable | Qt.ItemIsEnabled | Qt.ItemIsEditable))
        table.setItem(0, 2, self.createItem("Text in column 3", Qt.ItemIsSelectable | Qt.ItemIsEnabled | Qt.ItemIsEditable))

        # do column resizing by content
        table.resizeColumnsToContents()

        grid_layout.addWidget(table, 0, 0)  # Add a table to the grid

    def createItem(self, text, flags):
        tableWidgetItem = QTableWidgetItem(text)
        tableWidgetItem.setFlags(flags)
        return tableWidgetItem


if __name__ == "__main__":
    import sys

    app = QApplication(sys.argv)
    mw = MainWindow()
    mw.show()
    sys.exit(app.exec())

Conclusion

You will find the code for this project in the example repository. Do not forget to star repository.

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