Quick Help (quickhelp)

class orangecanvas.gui.quickhelp.QuickHelp(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: PyQt5.QtWidgets.QTextBrowser


Emitted when the shown text changes.

showHelp(text, timeout=0)[source]

Show help for timeout milliseconds. if timeout is 0 then show the text until it is cleared with clearHelp or showHelp is called with an empty string.


Clear help text previously set with showHelp.


Set permanent help text. The text may be temporarily overridden by showHelp but will be shown again when that is cleared.


Set default help text. The text is overriden by normal and permanent help messages, but is show again after such messages are cleared.


Return the current shown text.