HTTP links in plasmoid applet

Marco Martin notmart at
Tue Feb 22 18:13:56 CET 2011

On Tuesday 22 February 2011, Rémi Benoit wrote:
> Hello,
> We're a group of students currently programming a plasmoid applet for KDE
> and want to include an HTTP link in the text of our widget.
> I use a Plasma::Label to show the text and I connected the signal
> "linkActivated" of the Label to a KRun::runUrl() call.
> My problem is that the signal is never triggered, moreover if I replace the
> signal "linkActivated" by the signal "linkHovered" the link works just fine
> and is opened in my default web browser.
> Do you have any clue on what's the source of the problem?

yeah, it's a known problem and seems an issue deep in QLabel, being in a 
what is the exact aspect you're accomplishing? can it be put in a 
Plasma::TextBrowser as well?

Marco Martin

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