weird str error
daved170 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 07:24:26 CEST 2009
On Sep 15, 6:29 pm, Peter Otten <__pete... at web.de> wrote:
> daved170 wrote:
> > Hi everybody,
> > I'm using SPE 0.8.3.c as my python editor.
> > I'm using thestr() function and i got a very odd error.
> > I'm trying to do this: printstr("HI")
> > When i'm writing this line in the shell it prints: HI
> > When it's in my code (it's the only line) i'm getting the following
> > error:
> > file "c:\Python25\lib\local.py" line 242, instr
> > return format("%.12g",val)
> > file "c:\Python25\lib\local.py" line 145, in format
> > formatted = percent % value
> > TypeError, float argument required
> > any idea? It's worked for the entire day and unfortunately when i
> > started my testing it raised this erroe/
> local.py or locale.py? If the latter you are probably doing a star import:
> from locale import *
> This will replace the builtinstr() with locale.str() which indeed requires
> a float:
> >>> from locale import *
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> File "/usr/lib/python2.5/locale.py", line 244, instr
> return format("%.12g", val)
> File "/usr/lib/python2.5/locale.py", line 147, in format
> formatted = percent % value
> TypeError: float argument required
> As a general rule use the standard import
> import locale
> and then invoke the module's functions with an explicit prefix:
> It's a bit more to type, but it will save you a lot of trouble.
> PS: Whenstr() is the builtinstr("HI") converts a string into a string
> which does not make much sense.- Hide quoted text -
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Thanks for your answer.
I'll clearify myself. I'm using QString cause I have a GUI app. I want
to convert it to python string. It works well for several month and
suddenly two days ago it didn't. I'm not using localE at all (i'm not
After your answer I tried it but it still didn't work.
Any other ideas?
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