[PyQt] Qstring and encode

Phil phil_lor at bigpond.com
Mon Sep 25 21:37:52 BST 2017

On 25/09/17 21:42, Kyle Altendorf wrote:

Thank you Kyle and Detlev for your replies. This was another of those 
messages that I probably shouldn't have posted.

> Perhaps they are running different copies of Python?

Yes, and I'm silly old bugger for not realising it sooner.

>> TypeError: string argument without an encoding
> This is bytes complaining about you not giving it an encoding.
>    byte = bytes(mytext, encoding='ascii')
>    https://docs.python.org/3/library/stdtypes.html#bytes

Thank you, I eventually discovered this after hours of searching.


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