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    Default Disabling automatic selection behavior of QTableWidget

    I have a QTableWidget with 10 rows and 11 columns. Here is some of the initialization:
    Qt Code:
    1. logTable = new QTableWidget(10, 11, this);
    2. logTable->setSelectionMode(QAbstractItemView::SingleSelection);
    3. logTable->setSelectionBehavior(QAbstractItemView::SelectRows);
    4. connect(logTable, SIGNAL(itemSelectionChanged()), this, SLOT(tableSelectionChanged()));
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    About half of the table cells are filled with QTableWidgetItems and the other half is QLabels. When a user selects a row in the table, the QLabels don't change, so that's why I made the tableSelectionChanged() slot. Inside that slot, I change the stylesheets of all the QLabels, and things work just fine. With the QTableWidgetItems, however, I can't change their appearance inside the slot (the default appearance takes precedence). I use the setBackgroundColor method in the slot to change the QTableWidgetItem background, but it has no effect. Also, the font color in the QTableWidgetItems changes from black to white, which I don't want. How can I disable the default behavior of the QTableWidgetItems, so I can replace it with my own?

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    Default Re: Disabling automatic selection behavior of QTableWidget

    Have you looked at the QTableWidget::setSelectionMode method? One of the selection modes is QAbstractItemView::NoSelection.

    Edit: Sorry, completely missed the code you posted that you already tried! Watching TV and posting, not good!!!
    Last edited by jefftee; 16th March 2017 at 02:46.
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