Using Model Example#

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

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// Copyright (C) 2021 The Qt Company Ltd.
// SPDX-License-Identifier: LicenseRef-Qt-Commercial OR BSD-3-Clause

import QtQuick
import PersonModel

ListView {
    width: 100
    height: 100
    anchors.fill: parent
    model: PersonModel
    delegate: Component {
        Rectangle {
            height: 25
            width: 100
            Text {
                text: display + ": " + myrole
# Copyright (C) 2022 The Qt Company Ltd.
# SPDX-License-Identifier: LicenseRef-Qt-Commercial OR BSD-3-Clause

import os
from dataclasses import dataclass
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 QmlElement, QmlSingleton

QML_IMPORT_NAME = "PersonModel"

class Person:
    name: str
    myrole: str

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

    def __init__(self, data, parent=None):
        self._data = data

    def roleNames(self):
        roles = {
            PersonModel.MyRole: QByteArray(b'myrole'),
            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:
        if role == Qt.DecorationRole:
        if role == PersonModel.MyRole:
            return d.myrole
        return None

    def create(engine):
        data = [Person('Qt', 'myrole'), Person('PySide', 'role2')]
        return PersonModel(data)

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

    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