Ax Viewer Example#

A simple example to use QAxWidget and access all the available components.

Ax Viewer Screenshot
"""PySide6 Active Qt Viewer example"""

import sys
from PySide6.QtAxContainer import QAxSelect, QAxWidget
from PySide6.QtGui import QAction
from PySide6.QtWidgets import (QApplication, QDialog,
    QMainWindow, QMessageBox, QToolBar)


class MainWindow(QMainWindow):

    def __init__(self):
        super().__init__()

        toolBar = QToolBar()
        self.addToolBar(toolBar)
        fileMenu = self.menuBar().addMenu("&File")
        loadAction = QAction("Load...", self, shortcut="Ctrl+L", triggered=self.load)
        fileMenu.addAction(loadAction)
        toolBar.addAction(loadAction)
        exitAction = QAction("E&xit", self, shortcut="Ctrl+Q", triggered=self.close)
        fileMenu.addAction(exitAction)

        aboutMenu = self.menuBar().addMenu("&About")
        aboutQtAct = QAction("About &Qt", self, triggered=qApp.aboutQt)
        aboutMenu.addAction(aboutQtAct)
        self.axWidget = QAxWidget()
        self.setCentralWidget(self.axWidget)

    def load(self):
        axSelect = QAxSelect(self)
        if axSelect.exec() == QDialog.Accepted:
            clsid = axSelect.clsid()
            if not self.axWidget.setControl(clsid):
                QMessageBox.warning(self, "AxViewer", f"Unable to load {clsid}.")


if __name__ == '__main__':
    app = QApplication(sys.argv)
    mainWin = MainWindow()
    availableGeometry = mainWin.screen().availableGeometry()
    mainWin.resize(availableGeometry.width() / 3, availableGeometry.height() / 2)
    mainWin.show()
    sys.exit(app.exec())