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Rapid GUI Programming with Python and Qt: The Definitive Guide to PyQt Programming by Mark Summerfield

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8. Data Handling and Custom File Formats

Most applications need to load and save data. Often the data format is predetermined because the application is reading data produced by some other application over which it has no control. But for applications where we create our own file formats, a lot of options are available.

In Chapter 6 we created a main-window-style application from which we learned how to create menus and toolbars, and how to handle file loading and saving. In this chapter we will work on another main-window-style application, but this time our focus will be on the application’s ...

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