[PyQt] Is the result of SIGNAL() a constant?

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Tue Jan 8 22:15:19 GMT 2008

On Tuesday 08 January 2008, Aaron Digulla wrote:
> Hello,
> >From the documentation, I got the impression that the result of SIGNAL()
> is more or less a constant. Is this code valid?
>    signal = SIGNAL()
>    self.connect(w1, signal, self.w1Clicked)
>    self.connect(w2, signal, self.w2Clicked)

Yes - given a correct call to SIGNAL().

> ie. can I predefine all signals in my app, save them somewhere (to save
> typos) and avoid the additional SIGNAL() calls? Or do I have to call
> SIGNAL() every time?

type(SIGNAL('')) would show that it is just a string.


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