[PyKDE] Using some ISO-8859-1 characters with PyQt

Ted Parnefors ted at mtv.se
Wed Dec 20 01:17:09 GMT 2000

Thanks Dan!

   I got it working partly, by doing:
   atleast so that I could use some functions that seem to work with it.
   I still can't use "print" which still complains the same error message.
   I guess there has to be some other way of doing this.

Den 2000.12.20 00:35:13 +0100 skrev dan:
> On December 19, 2000 04:21 pm, you wrote:
> > I have some problems with using swedish character in Qt widgets when
> I'm
> > using PyQt.
> > Doing the following:
> > 	mystring = str(QString("åäö"))
> > Gives me the following error:
> > 	UnicodeError: ASCII encoding error: ordinal not in range(128)
> >
> > However I have no problems doing QString("åäö") and no problems doing
> > mystring="åäö"
> > How would I go about to do the conversion in between?
> try backquoting or using repr (i tried backquoting and it works) instead
> of 
> str()
> on my keyboard the backquote is beside the number 1 at the top left of my
> kb.
> your code with backquotes:
> mystring = `QString("åäö")`

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