[PyQt] problems with PyQt book custom view examples [Win7]

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Tue Dec 8 12:06:55 GMT 2009

On Tue, 8 Dec 2009 11:48:17 +0000, Mark Summerfield <list at qtrac.plus.com>
> On 2009-12-08, Romi Agar wrote:
>> For example chapter 6: imagechanger_ans.pyw. It remebers the window size
>>  and log window position, but not the last accessed images.
>> I think that this has something to do with using QStrings.
>> I just tested the chapter 16 carhirelog.pyw example. By default it does 
> not
>> show the content of License, Customer and Notes columns. But what do
>> have in common? In CarHireLog class, they are all stored as QStrings.
>> Removing the conversion to QString from the initializer and voilaa - it
>> works. Maybe the recent files problem comes also from QString usage or
>> QStringList conversion - haven't tested yet.
> Ah, okay, it sounds like you're on the right track. Maybe your PyQt is
> using API 2 rather than API 1---all the examples only work for API 1
> (which was the only API that existed when the book was written). But API
> 2 is not supposed to be the default for Python 2 and you say you're
> using Python 2.6...

...make sure PyQt is built with SIP v4.9.3.


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