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<h1>eric5.Utilities.Startup</h1>
<p>
Module implementing some startup helper funcions
</p>
<h3>Global Attributes</h3>
<table>
<tr><td>loaded_translators</td></tr>
</table>
<h3>Classes</h3>
<table>
<tr><td>None</td></tr>
</table>
<h3>Functions</h3>
<table>
<tr>
<td><a href="#handleArgs">handleArgs</a></td>
<td>Module function to handle the always present commandline options.</td>
</tr><tr>
<td><a href="#initializeResourceSearchPath">initializeResourceSearchPath</a></td>
<td>Module function to initialize the default mime source factory.</td>
</tr><tr>
<td><a href="#loadTranslatorForLocale">loadTranslatorForLocale</a></td>
<td>Module function to find and load a specific translation.</td>
</tr><tr>
<td><a href="#loadTranslators">loadTranslators</a></td>
<td>Module function to load all required translations.</td>
</tr><tr>
<td><a href="#makeAppInfo">makeAppInfo</a></td>
<td>Module function to generate a dictionary describing the application.</td>
</tr><tr>
<td><a href="#setLibraryPaths">setLibraryPaths</a></td>
<td>Module function to set the Qt library paths correctly for windows systems.</td>
</tr><tr>
<td><a href="#simpleAppStartup">simpleAppStartup</a></td>
<td>Module function to start up an application that doesn't need a specialized start up.</td>
</tr><tr>
<td><a href="#usage">usage</a></td>
<td>Module function to show the usage information.</td>
</tr><tr>
<td><a href="#version">version</a></td>
<td>Module function to show the version information.</td>
</tr>
</table>
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<a NAME="handleArgs" ID="handleArgs"></a>
<h2>handleArgs</h2>
<b>handleArgs</b>(<i>argv, appinfo</i>)
<p>
    Module function to handle the always present commandline options.
</p><dl>
<dt><i>argv</i></dt>
<dd>
list of commandline parameters (list of strings)
</dd><dt><i>appinfo</i></dt>
<dd>
dictionary describing the application
</dd>
</dl><dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
index of the '--' option (integer). This is used to tell
        the application, that all additional options don't belong to
        the application.
</dd>
</dl>
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<a NAME="initializeResourceSearchPath" ID="initializeResourceSearchPath"></a>
<h2>initializeResourceSearchPath</h2>
<b>initializeResourceSearchPath</b>(<i></i>)
<p>
    Module function to initialize the default mime source factory.
</p>
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<h2>loadTranslatorForLocale</h2>
<b>loadTranslatorForLocale</b>(<i>dirs, tn</i>)
<p>
    Module function to find and load a specific translation.
</p><dl>
<dt><i>dirs</i></dt>
<dd>
Searchpath for the translations. (list of strings)
</dd><dt><i>tn</i></dt>
<dd>
The translation to be loaded. (string)
</dd>
</dl><dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
Tuple of a status flag and the loaded translator. (int, QTranslator)
</dd>
</dl>
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<a NAME="loadTranslators" ID="loadTranslators"></a>
<h2>loadTranslators</h2>
<b>loadTranslators</b>(<i>qtTransDir, app, translationFiles=()</i>)
<p>
    Module function to load all required translations.
</p><dl>
<dt><i>qtTransDir</i></dt>
<dd>
directory of the Qt translations files (string)
</dd><dt><i>app</i></dt>
<dd>
reference to the application object (QApplication)
</dd><dt><i>translationFiles</i></dt>
<dd>
tuple of additional translations to
        be loaded (tuple of strings)
</dd>
</dl><dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
the requested locale (string)
</dd>
</dl>
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<h2>makeAppInfo</h2>
<b>makeAppInfo</b>(<i>argv, name, arg, description, options=[]</i>)
<p>
    Module function to generate a dictionary describing the application.
</p><dl>
<dt><i>argv</i></dt>
<dd>
list of commandline parameters (list of strings)
</dd><dt><i>name</i></dt>
<dd>
name of the application (string)
</dd><dt><i>arg</i></dt>
<dd>
commandline arguments (string)
</dd><dt><i>description</i></dt>
<dd>
text describing the application (string)
</dd><dt><i>options</i></dt>
<dd>
list of additional commandline options
        (list of tuples of two strings (commandline option, option description)).
        The options --version, --help and -h are always present and must not
        be repeated in this list.
</dd>
</dl><dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
dictionary describing the application
</dd>
</dl>
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<h2>setLibraryPaths</h2>
<b>setLibraryPaths</b>(<i></i>)
<p>
    Module function to set the Qt library paths correctly for windows systems.
</p>
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<a NAME="simpleAppStartup" ID="simpleAppStartup"></a>
<h2>simpleAppStartup</h2>
<b>simpleAppStartup</b>(<i>argv, appinfo, mwFactory, quitOnLastWindowClosed=True, app=None, raiseIt=True</i>)
<p>
    Module function to start up an application that doesn't need a specialized start up.
</p><p>
    This function is used by all of eric5's helper programs.
</p><dl>
<dt><i>argv</i></dt>
<dd>
list of commandline parameters (list of strings)
</dd><dt><i>appinfo</i></dt>
<dd>
dictionary describing the application
</dd><dt><i>mwFactory</i></dt>
<dd>
factory function generating the main widget. This
        function must accept the following parameter.
        <dl>
            <dt>argv</dt>
            <dd>list of commandline parameters (list of strings)</dd>
        </dl>
</dd><dt><i>quitOnLastWindowClosed=</i></dt>
<dd>
flag indicating to quit the application,
        if the last window was closed (boolean)
</dd><dt><i>app=</i></dt>
<dd>
reference to the application object (QApplication or None)
</dd><dt><i>raiseIt=</i></dt>
<dd>
flag indicating to raise the generated application window (boolean)
</dd>
</dl>
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<a NAME="usage" ID="usage"></a>
<h2>usage</h2>
<b>usage</b>(<i>appinfo, optlen=12</i>)
<p>
    Module function to show the usage information.
</p><dl>
<dt><i>appinfo</i></dt>
<dd>
dictionary describing the application
</dd><dt><i>optlen</i></dt>
<dd>
length of the field for the commandline option (integer)
</dd>
</dl>
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<a NAME="version" ID="version"></a>
<h2>version</h2>
<b>version</b>(<i>appinfo</i>)
<p>
    Module function to show the version information.
</p><dl>
<dt><i>appinfo</i></dt>
<dd>
dictionary describing the application
</dd>
</dl>
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