[PyQt] No feedback on failed signal connection

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Sat May 24 11:43:45 BST 2008

On Saturday 24 May 2008 11:14:23 am Ville M. Vainio wrote:
> On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 12:47 PM, Phil Thompson
> <phil at riverbankcomputing.com> wrote:
> > If you specify a signal that it not a Qt signal then it is assumed that
> > you are using a Python signal. Python signals are created on the fly, and
> > the connect() will succeed.
> Fair enough. Is there a way to get some warning about this (esp when
> connecting directly to c++ classes), for the benefit of pyqt
> beginners?

Not at the moment, but there is a new scheme planned for connecting signals 
which will avoid the problem.

> To get back to the original problem, it seems I can't get any signal
> from QListView to work: clicked, doubleClicked, selectionChanged, you
> name it. I even tried connecting signals with qt designer, but those
> are not emitted either.

So you need to post a small, complete example that's demonstrates the problem.


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