6.70. umbra.preferences

preferences.py

Platform:
Windows, Linux, Mac Os X.
Description:
Defines the Preferences class.

Others:

6.70.1. Module Attributes

umbra.preferences.LOGGER

6.70.2. Classes

class umbra.preferences.Preferences(file=None)[source]

Bases: object

Defines methods to manipulate Application preferences / settings.
Those are stored and retrieved using a QSettings class.

Initializes the class.

Parameters:file (unicode) – Current preferences file path.
file[source]

Property for self.__file attribute.

Returns:self.__file.
Return type:unicode
settings[source]

Property for self.__settings attribute.

Returns:self.__settings.
Return type:QSettings
defaultSettings[source]

Property for self.__defaultSettings attribute.

Returns:self.__defaultSettings.
Return type:QSettings
defaultLayoutsSettings[source]

Property for self.__defaultLayoutsSettings attribute.

Returns:self.__defaultLayoutsSettings.
Return type:QSettings
setKey(section, key, value)[source]

Stores given key in settings file.

Parameters:
  • section (unicode) – Current section to save the key into.
  • key (unicode) – Current key to save.
  • value (object) – Current key value to save.
getKey(section, key)[source]

Gets key value from settings file.

Parameters:
  • section (unicode) – Current section to retrieve key from.
  • key (unicode) – Current key to retrieve.
Returns:

Current key value.

Return type:

object

keyExists(section, key)[source]

Checks if given key exists.

Parameters:
  • section (unicode) – Current section to check key in.
  • key (unicode) – Current key to check.
Returns:

Key existence.

Return type:

bool

setDefaultPreferences()[source]

Defines the default settings file content.

Returns:Method success.
Return type:bool
setDefaultLayouts(ignoredLayouts=None)[source]

Sets the default layouts in the preferences file.

Parameters:ignoredLayouts (tuple or list) – Ignored layouts.
Returns:Method success.
Return type:bool