Using Model Example

A Python application that demonstrates how to use a QAbstractListModel with QML.

Using Model Screenshot
import QtQuick
import PersonModel

ListView {
    width: 100
    height: 100
    anchors.fill: parent
    model: MyModel
    delegate: Component {
        Rectangle {
            height: 25
            width: 100
            Text {
                function displayText() {
                    var result = ""
                    if (typeof display !== "undefined")
                        result = display + ": "
                    result += modelData
                    return result

                text: displayText()
import os
from pathlib import Path
import sys
from PySide6.QtCore import QAbstractListModel, Qt, QUrl, QByteArray
from PySide6.QtGui import QGuiApplication
from PySide6.QtQuick import QQuickView
from PySide6.QtQml import qmlRegisterSingletonType

class PersonModel (QAbstractListModel):
    MyRole = Qt.UserRole + 1

    def __init__(self, parent=None):
        QAbstractListModel.__init__(self, parent)
        self._data = []

    def roleNames(self):
        roles = {
            PersonModel.MyRole: QByteArray(b'modelData'),
            Qt.DisplayRole: QByteArray(b'display')
        return roles

    def rowCount(self, index):
        return len(self._data)

    def data(self, index, role):
        d = self._data[index.row()]

        if role == Qt.DisplayRole:
            return d['name']
        elif role == Qt.DecorationRole:
        elif role == PersonModel.MyRole:
            return d['myrole']
        return None

    def populate(self, data=None):
        for item in data:

def model_callback(engine):
    my_model = PersonModel()
    data = [{'name': 'Qt', 'myrole': 'role1'},
            {'name': 'PySide', 'myrole': 'role2'}]
    return my_model

if __name__ == '__main__':
    app = QGuiApplication(sys.argv)
    view = QQuickView()

    qmlRegisterSingletonType(PersonModel, "PersonModel", 1, 0, "MyModel", model_callback)
    qml_file = os.fspath(Path(__file__).resolve().parent / 'view.qml')
    if view.status() == QQuickView.Error:

    r = app.exec()
    # Deleting the view before it goes out of scope is required to make sure all child QML instances
    # are destroyed in the correct order.
    del view