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Inheritance diagram of QStyleFactory


Static functions

Detailed Description

The PySide.QtGui.QStyleFactory class creates PySide.QtGui.QStyle objects.

The PySide.QtGui.QStyle class is an abstract base class that encapsulates the look and feel of a GUI. PySide.QtGui.QStyleFactory creates a PySide.QtGui.QStyle object using the PySide.QtGui.QStyleFactory.create() function and a key identifying the style. The styles are either built-in or dynamically loaded from a style plugin (see QStylePlugin ).

The valid keys can be retrieved using the PySide.QtGui.QStyleFactory.keys() function. Typically they include “windows”, “motif”, “cde”, “plastique” and “cleanlooks”. Depending on the platform, “windowsxp”, “windowsvista” and “macintosh” may be available. Note that keys are case insensitive.

class PySide.QtGui.QStyleFactory
static PySide.QtGui.QStyleFactory.create(arg__1)
Parameters:arg__1 – unicode
Return type:PySide.QtGui.QStyle

Creates and returns a PySide.QtGui.QStyle object that matches the given key , or returns 0 if no matching style is found.

Both built-in styles and styles from style plugins are queried for a matching style.


The keys used are case insensitive.

static PySide.QtGui.QStyleFactory.keys()
Return type:list of strings

Returns the list of valid keys, i.e. the keys this factory can create styles for.