[PyQt] QTextstream >>

Chris Pezley chris.pezley at quantumwise.com
Tue Jun 20 10:03:14 BST 2017

On 06/19/2017 05:36 PM, Christopher Probst wrote:
> Hi,
> I am loving the PyQt. I want to confirm that the operator ">>" 
> QTextStream operator does not work in PyQt5. This will not work:
> file = QFile("myfile.txt")
> if file.open(QIODevice.ReadOnly):
>      stream = QTextStream(file)
>      stream >>value
>      stream >> text >>value
> What are the preferred ways to deserialize an QIODevice in PyQt?
> Thanks,
> Christopher
The rrshift and rlshift operators won't work like that with QTextStream, no.

I would go with using python's build in functionality for files instead:

with open("myfile.txt", "r") as my_file:
     value = my_file.read()

See the python documentation for more: 

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