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authorFriedemann Kleint <>2015-03-25 10:45:58 +0100
committerFriedemann Kleint <>2015-03-27 14:24:03 +0000
commit4347e811611ab15e544765a3a34761d2f5c68cb3 (patch)
tree62375a984ad93097e4c5ffcc25773c2094686987 /src/widgets
parent696a18b063a890c4425121a6011d6fd5ba1c3f00 (diff)
Windows: Support virtual folders as initial directory for file dialog.
Use the scheme "clsid" to be able to pass them as "clsid:<GUID>" (with '{', '}' stripped). Task-number: QTBUG-33962 Change-Id: Ib045fe81518bca6e91588007ce8a245a48479b1f Reviewed-by: Leena Miettinen <> Reviewed-by: Patrick Spendrin <> Reviewed-by: Oliver Wolff <> Reviewed-by: Björn Breitmeyer <> Reviewed-by: Joerg Bornemann <>
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1 files changed, 10 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/src/widgets/dialogs/qfiledialog.cpp b/src/widgets/dialogs/qfiledialog.cpp
index 455111225e..6a1374e3ee 100644
--- a/src/widgets/dialogs/qfiledialog.cpp
+++ b/src/widgets/dialogs/qfiledialog.cpp
@@ -976,6 +976,16 @@ QDir QFileDialog::directory() const
\note The non-native QFileDialog supports only local files.
+ \note On Windows, it is possible to pass URLs representing
+ one of the \e {virtual folders}, such as "Computer" or "Network".
+ This is done by passing a QUrl using the scheme \c clsid followed
+ by the CLSID value with the curly braces removed. For example the URL
+ \c clsid:374DE290-123F-4565-9164-39C4925E467B denotes the download
+ location. For a complete list of possible values, see the MSDN documentation on
+ This feature was added in Qt 5.5.
+ \sa QUuid
\since 5.2
void QFileDialog::setDirectoryUrl(const QUrl &directory)