[PyQt] Fwd: creating QWidgets outside the GUI thread
pihentagy at gmail.com
Fri Dec 17 12:04:16 GMT 2010
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From: KONTRA, Gergely <pihentagy at gmail.com>
Date: Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 13:03
Subject: Re: [PyQt] creating QWidgets outside the GUI thread
To: erik.janssens at conceptive.be
AFAIK you shouldn't create or manipulate QWidgets just from the main
thread. If you'd like to initiate some GUI change from a worker
thread, you should use the signals & slots mechanism to delegate
widget creation to the main thread.
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On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 10:29, Erik Janssens
<Erik.Janssens at conceptive.be> wrote:
> has anybody experience with creating QWidgets outside the GUI
> thread ?
> I'd like to know if it's possible to construct QWidgets in some kind
> of worker thread, and when they are needed, reparent them and
> move them to the GUI thread before displaying them.
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