Link defined in QtLabel won't open external browser

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Jakob Kousholt

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Mar 18, 2021, 10:34:55 AMMar 18
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Hey Everyone,

I am trying to link to an external website from my PyQt UI. Here's a simple example of what I have written:

link = QtWidgets.QLabel()
link.setTextFormat(QtCore.Qt.RichText)
link.setText("<a style='color:white;' href='https://www.google.com/' target='_blank'>Google Example</a>")

The link shows up just fine - including the styling. When I right click on the label, Qt offers me to copy the link location, so the link works, except when I click the link nothing happens. I would have loved to see chrome or firefox open up. Any ideas what I am missing? Thanks

Marcus Ottosson

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Mar 18, 2021, 11:24:42 AMMar 18
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Just one piece of the puzzle missing.


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Jakob Kousholt

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