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Qt related stuff

Drag and Drop in Qt 4.5

ecently I was working on a Qt app requiring Drag and Drop support. The documentation says that to use this on a QWidget, we need to set
I tried that but the cursor still showed the "not -allowed" symbol. This was bit confusing making me think that there's some internal problem. But actually the implementation of the following event handlers is mandatory to make it work-

void Dialog::dragEnterEvent(QDragEnterEvent *event)

Stray '/' in path when querying MIME url list in Qt Drag and Drop

In Qt, when an object is dropped onto a widget the following event handler is to be used to get the list of URLs of the dropped objects-

void Dialog::dropEvent(QDropEvent *event)


if (mimeData->hasUrls()) {

QList urlList = mimeData->urls();

qDebug() <<;

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