[PyKDE] Using some ISO-8859-1 characters with PyQt

dan dan at eevolved.com
Wed Dec 20 00:44:22 GMT 2000

On December 19, 2000 04:21 pm, you wrote:
> I have some problems with using swedish character in Qt widgets when I'm
> using PyQt.
> Doing the following:
> 	mystring = str(QString("åäö"))
> Gives me the following error:
> 	UnicodeError: ASCII encoding error: ordinal not in range(128)
> However I have no problems doing QString("åäö") and no problems doing
> mystring="åäö"
> How would I go about to do the conversion in between?
try backquoting or using repr (i tried backquoting and it works) instead of 
on my keyboard the backquote is beside the number 1 at the top left of my kb.

your code with backquotes:
mystring = `QString("åäö")`

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