[PyQt] Design plugins in Windows

Kyle Altendorf sda at fstab.net
Mon Mar 28 23:49:55 BST 2016

On 2016-03-28 18:12, Phil Thompson wrote:
> On 28 Mar 2016, at 10:47 pm, Kyle Altendorf <sda at fstab.net> wrote:
>> While my Designer widgets work quite nicely in Linux (thank you) I am 
>> unable to get them working in Windows.  I have tried many permutations 
>> of / and \ and quotes or not in PYQTDESIGNERPATH.  I also located my 
>> files in one of the default path locations 
>> (C:\Users\IEUser\.designer\plugins\python).  In no case do they show 
>> up within Designer (pyqt5.dll is listed as a plugin).  Any 
>> recommendations on how to debug/resolve this before I attempt to 
>> rebuild pyqt5.dll with debug statements written to a file?  My 
>> widgets/plugins are available on GitHub [1].
>> Thank you for any suggestions you care to share.
>> Cheers,
>> -kyle
>> [1] 
>> https://github.com/altendky/st/tree/fda167f20081ba0f24293d71535b68b2e6954bb0/epyq/widgets
> Does the standard example work for you?
> Phil

No, it does not seem to work either via the examples app or from the 
command line.  In fact, unless I set PYTHONPATH to something else, 
Designer won't even open (so example app doesn't open Designer at all).  
I looked for the widgets in the list and also for entries under the 
listing of pyqt5.dll in the dialog under help and neither



<no output nor designer window>



<no output but designer window comes up>

I'm bringing up a fresh virtual machine (modern.ie Vagrant/Win10/Edge 
x64) and will install Python 3.4.4 and PyQt 5.5.1 (both x32).  I will 
let you know the results there.


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