[PyQt] How to get Qt signals delivered to a pure python thread.

Florian Bruhin me at the-compiler.org
Thu Jan 8 09:27:47 GMT 2015

* Giuseppe Corbelli <giuseppe.corbelli at copanitalia.com> [2015-01-08 10:13:50 +0100]:
> On 08/01/2015 09:00, Ilya Kulakov wrote:
> >More Qt question rather than pyqt, but is it possible to control run time
> >of  an event loop? According to docs, there is just a blocking exec function and
> >it's not possible to run qeventloop for N seconds (as e.g. Cocoa's CFRunLoop).
> Yes, but you can repeatedly call processEvents() in a while loop and
> constantly check the elapsed time.

processEvents has an overload with a maxTime argument, isn't that
exactly what Ilya is looking for?

    Process pending events that match flags for a maximum of maxTime
    milliseconds, or until there are no more events to process,
    whichever is shorter.



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