[PyKDE] qApp is a QApplication instance

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Wed Feb 16 16:33:41 GMT 2005

> Phil Thompson <phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk> wrote:
>>> Is this expected / wanted? I had expected to be able to access the
>>> Python
>>> instance of the application through the global qApp, not the
> QApplication.
>>> In Qt, I can down-cast the qApp pointer to my subclass to access my
>>> methods,
>>> how can I do the same in PyQt?
>> sys.modules['qt'].__dict__['qApp'] = A(sys.argv)
>> ...might do it. You have to make sure that this is done before the other
>> modules that want to use it get imported.
> I'll try that, thanks.
> Would you consider this behaviour a bug, and in that case, is it feasable
> to
> fix it?

No, it's not a bug.


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