[PyQt] No feedback on failed signal connection

Ville M. Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Sat May 24 12:32:07 BST 2008

On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 1:43 PM, Phil Thompson
<phil at riverbankcomputing.com> wrote:

>> 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.

In a rather embarrassing (and typical) twist of events, I managed to
get the signals working while building my minimal example - obviously
after rewriting my app to use listwidget. My app uses qscintilla, so
I'll put back QListView back in there and see whether that causes
problems. Or possibly I just botched the signal signature.

Since you are implementing a new connection system, it would be pretty
handy to be able to connect to signals just by name, foregoing
signature altogether. Or, implement a "signal helper" function that
gets a target object and signal name, and returns the full

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