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<h1>eric6.Globals.__init__</h1>

<p>
Module defining common data to be used by all modules.
</p>
<h3>Global Attributes</h3>

<table>
<tr><td>configDir</td></tr><tr><td>recentNameBreakpointConditions</td></tr><tr><td>recentNameBreakpointFiles</td></tr><tr><td>recentNameFiles</td></tr><tr><td>recentNameHexFiles</td></tr><tr><td>recentNameHosts</td></tr><tr><td>recentNameMultiProject</td></tr><tr><td>recentNameProject</td></tr><tr><td>settingsNameGlobal</td></tr><tr><td>settingsNameOrganization</td></tr><tr><td>settingsNameRecent</td></tr>
</table>
<h3>Classes</h3>

<table>
<tr><td>None</td></tr>
</table>
<h3>Functions</h3>

<table>

<tr>
<td><a href="#dataString">dataString</a></td>
<td>Module function to generate a formatted size string.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#desktopName">desktopName</a></td>
<td>Function to determine the name of the desktop environment used (Linux only).</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#getConfigDir">getConfigDir</a></td>
<td>Module function to get the name of the directory storing the config data.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#getPyQt5ModulesDirectory">getPyQt5ModulesDirectory</a></td>
<td>Function to determine the path to PyQt5 modules directory.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#getPyQtToolsPath">getPyQtToolsPath</a></td>
<td>Module function to get the path of the PyQt tools.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#getPythonModulesDirectory">getPythonModulesDirectory</a></td>
<td>Function to determine the path to Python's modules directory.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#getQtBinariesPath">getQtBinariesPath</a></td>
<td>Module function to get the path of the Qt binaries.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#getWebBrowserSupport">getWebBrowserSupport</a></td>
<td>Module function to determine the supported web browser variant.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#isGnomeDesktop">isGnomeDesktop</a></td>
<td>Function to check, if the current session is a Gnome desktop (Linux only).</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#isKdeDesktop">isKdeDesktop</a></td>
<td>Function to check, if the current session is a KDE desktop (Linux only).</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#isLinuxPlatform">isLinuxPlatform</a></td>
<td>Function to check, if this is a Linux platform.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#isMacPlatform">isMacPlatform</a></td>
<td>Function to check, if this is a Mac platform.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#isWaylandSession">isWaylandSession</a></td>
<td>Function to check, if the current session is a wayland session.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#isWindowsPlatform">isWindowsPlatform</a></td>
<td>Function to check, if this is a Windows platform.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#qVersionTuple">qVersionTuple</a></td>
<td>Module function to get the Qt version as a tuple.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#sessionType">sessionType</a></td>
<td>Function to determine the name of the running session (Linux only).</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#setConfigDir">setConfigDir</a></td>
<td>Module function to set the name of the directory storing the config data.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#strGroup">strGroup</a></td>
<td>Module function to group a string into sub-strings separated by a separator.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#strToQByteArray">strToQByteArray</a></td>
<td>Module function to convert a Python string into a QByteArray.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#toBool">toBool</a></td>
<td>Module function to convert a value to bool.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#toByteArray">toByteArray</a></td>
<td>Module function to convert a value to a byte array.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#toDict">toDict</a></td>
<td>Module function to convert a value to a dictionary.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#toList">toList</a></td>
<td>Module function to convert a value to a list.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><a href="#versionToTuple">versionToTuple</a></td>
<td>Module function to convert a version string into a tuple.</td>
</tr>
</table>
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<a NAME="dataString" ID="dataString"></a>
<h2>dataString</h2>
<b>dataString</b>(<i>size</i>)

<p>
    Module function to generate a formatted size string.
</p>
<dl>

<dt><i>size</i> (int)</dt>
<dd>
size to be formatted
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
formatted data string
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Return Type:</dt>
<dd>
str
</dd>
</dl>
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<h2>desktopName</h2>
<b>desktopName</b>(<i></i>)

<p>
    Function to determine the name of the desktop environment used
    (Linux only).
</p>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
name of the desktop environment
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Return Type:</dt>
<dd>
str
</dd>
</dl>
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<a NAME="getConfigDir" ID="getConfigDir"></a>
<h2>getConfigDir</h2>
<b>getConfigDir</b>(<i></i>)

<p>
    Module function to get the name of the directory storing the config data.
</p>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
directory name of the config dir (string)
</dd>
</dl>
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<a NAME="getPyQt5ModulesDirectory" ID="getPyQt5ModulesDirectory"></a>
<h2>getPyQt5ModulesDirectory</h2>
<b>getPyQt5ModulesDirectory</b>(<i></i>)

<p>
    Function to determine the path to PyQt5 modules directory.
</p>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
path to the PyQt5 modules directory (string)
</dd>
</dl>
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<a NAME="getPyQtToolsPath" ID="getPyQtToolsPath"></a>
<h2>getPyQtToolsPath</h2>
<b>getPyQtToolsPath</b>(<i>version=5</i>)

<p>
    Module function to get the path of the PyQt tools.
</p>
<dl>

<dt><i>version</i> (int)</dt>
<dd>
PyQt major version
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
path to the PyQt tools
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Return Type:</dt>
<dd>
str
</dd>
</dl>
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<a NAME="getPythonModulesDirectory" ID="getPythonModulesDirectory"></a>
<h2>getPythonModulesDirectory</h2>
<b>getPythonModulesDirectory</b>(<i></i>)

<p>
    Function to determine the path to Python's modules directory.
</p>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
path to the Python modules directory (string)
</dd>
</dl>
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<h2>getQtBinariesPath</h2>
<b>getQtBinariesPath</b>(<i></i>)

<p>
    Module function to get the path of the Qt binaries.
</p>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
path of the Qt binaries
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Return Type:</dt>
<dd>
str
</dd>
</dl>
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<a NAME="getWebBrowserSupport" ID="getWebBrowserSupport"></a>
<h2>getWebBrowserSupport</h2>
<b>getWebBrowserSupport</b>(<i></i>)

<p>
    Module function to determine the supported web browser variant.
</p>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
string indicating the supported web browser variant ("QtWebEngine",
        or "None")
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Return Type:</dt>
<dd>
str
</dd>
</dl>
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<h2>isGnomeDesktop</h2>
<b>isGnomeDesktop</b>(<i></i>)

<p>
    Function to check, if the current session is a Gnome desktop (Linux only).
</p>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
flag indicating a Gnome desktop
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Return Type:</dt>
<dd>
bool
</dd>
</dl>
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<a NAME="isKdeDesktop" ID="isKdeDesktop"></a>
<h2>isKdeDesktop</h2>
<b>isKdeDesktop</b>(<i></i>)

<p>
    Function to check, if the current session is a KDE desktop (Linux only).
</p>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
flag indicating a KDE desktop
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Return Type:</dt>
<dd>
bool
</dd>
</dl>
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<a NAME="isLinuxPlatform" ID="isLinuxPlatform"></a>
<h2>isLinuxPlatform</h2>
<b>isLinuxPlatform</b>(<i></i>)

<p>
    Function to check, if this is a Linux platform.
</p>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
flag indicating Linux platform (boolean)
</dd>
</dl>
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<h2>isMacPlatform</h2>
<b>isMacPlatform</b>(<i></i>)

<p>
    Function to check, if this is a Mac platform.
</p>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
flag indicating Mac platform (boolean)
</dd>
</dl>
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<a NAME="isWaylandSession" ID="isWaylandSession"></a>
<h2>isWaylandSession</h2>
<b>isWaylandSession</b>(<i></i>)

<p>
    Function to check, if the current session is a wayland session.
</p>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
flag indicating a wayland session
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Return Type:</dt>
<dd>
bool
</dd>
</dl>
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<a NAME="isWindowsPlatform" ID="isWindowsPlatform"></a>
<h2>isWindowsPlatform</h2>
<b>isWindowsPlatform</b>(<i></i>)

<p>
    Function to check, if this is a Windows platform.
</p>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
flag indicating Windows platform (boolean)
</dd>
</dl>
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<h2>qVersionTuple</h2>
<b>qVersionTuple</b>(<i></i>)

<p>
    Module function to get the Qt version as a tuple.
</p>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
Qt version as a tuple
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Return Type:</dt>
<dd>
tuple of int
</dd>
</dl>
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<h2>sessionType</h2>
<b>sessionType</b>(<i></i>)

<p>
    Function to determine the name of the running session (Linux only).
</p>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
name of the desktop environment
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Return Type:</dt>
<dd>
str
</dd>
</dl>
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<h2>setConfigDir</h2>
<b>setConfigDir</b>(<i>d</i>)

<p>
    Module function to set the name of the directory storing the config data.
</p>
<dl>

<dt><i>d</i></dt>
<dd>
name of an existing directory (string)
</dd>
</dl>
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<h2>strGroup</h2>
<b>strGroup</b>(<i>txt, sep, groupLen=4</i>)

<p>
    Module function to group a string into sub-strings separated by a
    separator.
</p>
<dl>

<dt><i>txt</i> (str)</dt>
<dd>
text to be grouped
</dd>
<dt><i>sep</i> (str)</dt>
<dd>
separator string
</dd>
<dt><i>groupLen</i> (int)</dt>
<dd>
length of each group
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
result string
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Return Type:</dt>
<dd>
str
</dd>
</dl>
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<h2>strToQByteArray</h2>
<b>strToQByteArray</b>(<i>txt</i>)

<p>
    Module function to convert a Python string into a QByteArray.
</p>
<dl>

<dt><i>txt</i> (str, bytes, bytearray)</dt>
<dd>
Python string to be converted
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
converted QByteArray
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Return Type:</dt>
<dd>
QByteArray
</dd>
</dl>
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<h2>toBool</h2>
<b>toBool</b>(<i>value</i>)

<p>
    Module function to convert a value to bool.
</p>
<dl>

<dt><i>value</i></dt>
<dd>
value to be converted
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
converted data
</dd>
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<h2>toByteArray</h2>
<b>toByteArray</b>(<i>value</i>)

<p>
    Module function to convert a value to a byte array.
</p>
<dl>

<dt><i>value</i></dt>
<dd>
value to be converted
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
converted data
</dd>
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<h2>toDict</h2>
<b>toDict</b>(<i>value</i>)

<p>
    Module function to convert a value to a dictionary.
</p>
<dl>

<dt><i>value</i></dt>
<dd>
value to be converted
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
converted data
</dd>
</dl>
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<a NAME="toList" ID="toList"></a>
<h2>toList</h2>
<b>toList</b>(<i>value</i>)

<p>
    Module function to convert a value to a list.
</p>
<dl>

<dt><i>value</i></dt>
<dd>
value to be converted
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
converted data
</dd>
</dl>
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<h2>versionToTuple</h2>
<b>versionToTuple</b>(<i>version, length=3</i>)

<p>
    Module function to convert a version string into a tuple.
</p>
<p>
    Note: A version string consists of non-negative decimals separated by "."
    optionally followed by a suffix. Suffix is everything after the last
    decimal.
</p>
<dl>

<dt><i>version</i> (str)</dt>
<dd>
version string
</dd>
<dt><i>length</i> (int)</dt>
<dd>
desired length of the version tuple
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Returns:</dt>
<dd>
version tuple without the suffix
</dd>
</dl>
<dl>
<dt>Return Type:</dt>
<dd>
tuple of int
</dd>
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