Debugging PyQt5 module

Raymond Osborn rayosborn at
Thu May 27 20:05:25 BST 2021

I have used both PyCharm and VS Code to debug PyQt5 applications. Both worked pretty well.


> On May 27, 2021, at 12:05 PM, Rich Shepard <rshepard at> wrote:
> I'm writing a business tracking application for my own use. I've used the
> database with the psql shell for several years and decided it's the
> application for me to learn PyQt5.
> The application has three lookup tables and I'm using them to learn the
> model/view pattern and SQL access.
> The actitytypes table used in the attached code has these values:
> Phone
> Email
> Fax
> Meeting
> Conference
> Referral
> Called me
> Other
> When I run the module (python3-3.7.2) a blank window displays; no content at
> all. I need to learn why.
> How do I debug (as distinct from a unittest) a PyQt5 application?
> TIA,
> Rich
> <>

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