QFileDialog setFileMode blues

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Wed Jul 29 13:45:03 CEST 2009

On Wed, 29 Jul 2009 04:35:42 -0700 (PDT), Rincewind <spookyk at gmail.com>
> Heya,
> I am fairly new to Python and even newer to Qt.
> The problem is opening a Qt file dialog to select folders only.
> QFileDialog has a nice and dandy setFileMode() function just for that.
> The only trouble is that I cannot make it work.
> Last thing I've tried was something like this:
>         self.fd = QtGui.QFileDialog()
>         self.fd.setFileMode(self.fd.FileMode(4))
>         filename = self.fd.getOpenFileName()
> ..but it was fruitless.
> Any help? Tons of internets in return!

QFileDialog.getOpenFileName() is a static method that creates its own
QFileDialog internally. It's not using the one you have created and


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