Custom PyQt4 Slots

Diez B. Roggisch deets at
Mon Aug 11 22:51:55 CEST 2008

ff schrieb:
> Is it possible to create custom PyQt4 Slots, i have searched high and
> low to no avail;
> I have an application that can set animation speed to different
> levels, i want the user to alter this, now quite clearly i can write a
> single function to control setting any speed with something like:
> def setSpeed(self, speed):
>      some code in here to set speed
> but if i have mutiple option for speed do i have to connect them all
> to seperate callables for each individual speed which each in turn
> call setSpeed with their respective speeds or can i create a slot that
> can simply pass an integer to setSpeed in much the same way as the
> built-in SIGNAL from something like a combo box can pass its current
> index??
> i realise this could be impossibly, knowing that would be equally
> useful and i will just work around it, albeit with more verbose code!!

PyQt allows new signals to be defined dynamically. The act of emitting a 
PyQt signal implicitly defines it. PyQt v4 signals are also referenced 
using the QtCore.SIGNAL() function.

Work on your google-fu...


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