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error while populating wx.textCtrl

Posted on 2010-11-26
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im trying to populate wx.Textctrl , multiline
(self.name_of1 = wx.TextCtrl(panel, -1,self.staff1,pos=(30,30),size=(500,500),style = wx.TE_MULTILINE)
from a file a text file.... this is the error im getting and the code im running

'clay', 'riley', 'nicole', 'fartgameone', 'two', 'three', 'forgut', 'food', 'hobo', 'thunder', 'dog']
['clay', 'riley', 'nicole', 'fartgameone', 'two', 'three', 'forgut', 'food', 'hobo', 'thunder', 'dog', 'dod']
['clay', 'riley', 'nicole', 'fartgameone', 'two', 'three', 'forgut', 'food', 'hobo', 'thunder', 'dog', 'dod', 'fut']
['clay', 'riley', 'nicole', 'fartgameone', 'two', 'three', 'forgut', 'food', 'hobo', 'thunder', 'dog', 'dod', 'fut', 'kkfkjkfj']
['clay', 'riley', 'nicole', 'fartgameone', 'two', 'three', 'forgut', 'food', 'hobo', 'thunder', 'dog', 'dod', 'fut', 'kkfkjkfj', 'kkfkjkfj']
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "C:\Python26\sign\turkeydayversionnov27.py", line 987, in staffing
    self.name_of1 = wx.TextCtrl(panel, -1,self.staff1,pos=(30,30),size=(500,500),style = wx.TE_MULTILINE)
  File "C:\Python26\lib\site-packages\wx-2.8-msw-unicode\wx\_controls.py", line 1736, in __init__
    _controls_.TextCtrl_swiginit(self,_controls_.new_TextCtrl(*args, **kwargs))
TypeError: String or Unicode type required

 def staffing(self,event):
        frameV = wx.Frame(None, -1,
                         "Staffing",
                         pos=(50,50), size=(720,720),
                         style=wx.DEFAULT_FRAME_STYLE)
        panel=wx.Panel(frameV)
        self.population(self)
        certlist=['Basic','Intermediate','Paramedic']
       
        wx.StaticText(panel, -1, 'Name of Provider',(30,0))
        self.name_of1 = wx.TextCtrl(panel, -1,self.staff1,pos=(30,30),size=(500,500),style = wx.TE_MULTILINE)
        #-------------------buttons---------------------------------------
        self.btnsave = wx.Button(panel, -1, "&Save", (30,630))
        self.btnsave.Bind(wx.EVT_BUTTON, self.personelstaff, self.btnsave)        
        self.btnupdate = wx.Button(panel, -1, "&Update", (120,630))
        self.btnupdate.Bind(wx.EVT_BUTTON, self.updatepersonelstaff, self.btnupdate)
        #-------------------------------------------------------------------------
        self.frameV = frameV      
        self.frameV.Show()
    def personelstaff(self,event):
        
        dlg = wx.MessageDialog(self, "Caution", caption = "If you have data already saved it will be lost" , style = wx.OK | wx.ICON_EXCLAMATION)
        dlg.ShowModal()
        dlg == wx.OK
        dlg.Destroy()
        self.personelstaffcontinue(self)
        
    def personelstaffcontinue(self,event):              
         
        fileD= open("staffer.txt","w")
        fileD.write("%s\n" %self.name_of1.GetValue())
        self.personel(self)
    def population(self,event):
        try:
            staff=[]
            staffing=open("staffer.txt")
            for line in staffing:
                staff.append(line.rstrip())
                self.staff1=staff 
                print self.staff1
                
            return staff
        except NameError:
            pass 
        
    def updatepersonelstaff(self,event):
         
        fileD= open("staffer.txt","a")
        fileD.write("%s\n" %self.name_of1.GetValue())
        fileD.close()
        self.repopulate(self)
        self.frameV.Destroy
    def supplies(self,event):

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the code in :
self.name_of1 = wx.TextCtrl(panel, -1,self.staff1,pos=(30,30),size=(500,500),style = wx.TE_MULTILINE)
should look something like:
self.name_of1 = wx.TextCtrl(panel, -1," ".join(self.staff1),pos=(30,30),size=(500,500),style = wx.TE_MULTILINE)
the reason is that self.staff1 is a list but it should be a string when you're trying to use it in the wx.TextCtrl.
Hope that makes sense
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