[PyQt] QScintilla - is it possible to subclass (to replace paste method)

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Wed Oct 10 22:35:43 BST 2007

On Wednesday 10 October 2007, Brian Kelley wrote:
> I have tried to subclass QsciScintilla to make a custom paste method,
> while paste is a void virtual slot, this code seems to have no affect:
> class PyScintilla(Qsci.QsciScintilla):
>      def __init__(self, parent):
>          Qsci.QsciScintilla.__init__(self, parent)
>      def paste(self):
>          # adjust the clipboard
>          text = QApplication.clipboard()
>          print text
> This paste is not called by the subclass.

paste() isn't called by QScintilla. There are probably lots of slots that 
don't need to be virtual.


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