[PyQt] Adding properties to a custom widget

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Mon Sep 10 17:02:00 BST 2007

On Monday 10 September 2007, skawaii wrote:
> Phil Thompson-2 wrote:
> > Sorry, you're out of luck - you need PyQt4 for this.
> >
> > Phil
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> Seriously? The functionality to add properties is in Qt 3.x, right? Does
> that mean that PyQt just doesn't have bindings for creating properties for
> custom widgets?

PyQt3 doesn't. PyQt4 does.

> That's pretty confusing, especially since Designer let's you add properties
> to custom widgets.

No it doesn't. It allows you to set custom properties.

> However, it only calls QWidget.setProperty(). So, 
> assuming I had Qt 4.3, where would I be creating these properties anyway,
> because it doesn't seem like Designer does it.

In PyQt4 you do it with pyqtProperty() - see the documentation.


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