Do you know your way around Qt? Help needed

The old (Qt4) QFileDialog used to add the current folder to the list of folders in the sidebar URL. After migrating to Qt5, this no longer works. I hacked a workaround to show the usual entries in the sidebar, but adding a custom one no longer works.

If you know Qt5, could you help out?
See the issue with more info (it’s closed but don’t let that bother you):

Would this help? PyQt5 file dialog - Python Tutorial

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Too bad, their screenshot looked promising… I will let you know if I come across something. :slight_smile:

I did some digging and came to two possible solutions:

Personally, I prefer the native dialog, though I haven’t had firsthand experience with it. In any case, I typically copy-paste the path I need so it doesn’t affect me.