1 (edited by jkaminski 2021-05-16 06:17:40)

Topic: Planning to record a tutorial for the plugin; encountered a problem.

Dear QET Users,

I would like to record a short video tutorial on using the Terminal Block Generator tool.
I believe it could be very valuable for the community, since the youtube videos showing the tool are a few years old already.

Right now I am a QET beginner myself and have some problems with starting the terminal block plugin. I have also watched around 4 QET tutorial series and no tutorial covered the terminal block generator plugin.

I would like to first ask for your help with setting up the plugin on Windows and Linux. I read the forum but I was not able to get the terminal block generator plugin to work on my machine.

My configuration, let's start with Windows:
qet_tb_generator-1.2.4
Windows 10 Pro x64, OS build 19042.928
QET 0.8-dev

Projects from other users I try to test the plugin with:
https://qelectrotech.org/forum/viewtopi … 082#p13082

What I already did:
- Added python to Windows environment variables
- Placed qet_tb_generator in the

C:\Users\Jakub\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python39\Scripts

directory

1. Plugin cannot be started  by QET itself (Project-> "Launch Terminal Block creation plugin" gives the window informing about the installation process)
2. Getting the errors when trying to launch the qet_tb_generator.py from the command line in the C:\Users\Jakub\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python39\Scripts directory:

C:\Users\Jakub\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python39\Scripts>qet_tb_generator.exe
23:53:59 INFO     QET Terminal Block Generator - v1.2.4 [main.main:840]
23:54:08 INFO     Using the file: C:/Users/Jakub/Downloads/teste.qet [main.get_QET_fullpath:189]
23:54:08 INFO     Generate temp file C:\Users\Jakub\AppData\Local\Temp\tmp4wbhg7a2 [qetproject.__init__:104]
23:54:08 INFO     Atribute 'folioSheetQuantity' doesn't exist. Assuming 0 [qetproject.__init__:124]
23:54:08 DEBUG    Getting cable number connected to terminal 12 at page  [qetproject._getCableNum:266]
23:54:08 DEBUG    Getting cable number connected to terminal 13 at page  [qetproject._getCableNum:266]
23:54:08 DEBUG    Cols: 17      Col size: 60    Row size: 80    X position: 630 Y Position: 320 [qetproject._getXRefByCoord:351]
23:54:08 DEBUG    Getting cable number connected to terminal 14 at page  [qetproject._getCableNum:266]
23:54:08 DEBUG    Getting cable number connected to terminal 15 at page  [qetproject._getCableNum:266]
23:54:08 DEBUG    Cols: 17      Col size: 60    Row size: 80    X position: 610 Y Position: 320 [qetproject._getXRefByCoord:351]
23:54:08 DEBUG    Getting cable number connected to terminal 16 at page  [qetproject._getCableNum:266]
23:54:08 DEBUG    Getting cable number connected to terminal 17 at page  [qetproject._getCableNum:266]
23:54:08 DEBUG    Cols: 17      Col size: 60    Row size: 80    X position: 650 Y Position: 320 [qetproject._getXRefByCoord:351]
23:54:08 INFO     Deleted temp file C:\Users\Jakub\AppData\Local\Temp\tmp4wbhg7a2 [qetproject.__init__:141]
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "c:\users\jakub\appdata\local\programs\python\python39\lib\runpy.py", line 197, in _run_module_as_main
    return _run_code(code, main_globals, None,
  File "c:\users\jakub\appdata\local\programs\python\python39\lib\runpy.py", line 87, in _run_code
    exec(code, run_globals)
  File "C:\Users\Jakub\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python39\Scripts\qet_tb_generator.exe\__main__.py", line 7, in <module>
  File "c:\users\jakub\appdata\local\programs\python\python39\lib\site-packages\src\main.py", line 870, in main
    load_settings(window)
  File "c:\users\jakub\appdata\local\programs\python\python39\lib\site-packages\src\main.py", line 623, in load_settings
    set_default_settings()
TypeError: set_default_settings() missing 1 required positional argument: 'window'

C:\Users\Jakub\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python39\Scripts>

It shuts down after I specify project file in the small popup window.

Similar thing happens when I run qet_tb_generator-1.2.4.exe file.

I am very grateful for you for developing this software. I hope that we could overcome these setup problems and I will be soon able to set up my workflow and give back to the community with some how-to guides.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

Best regards,
Jakub

Post's attachments

Attachment icon image_2021-05-16_000927.png 218.98 kb, 27 downloads since 2021-05-16 

Re: Planning to record a tutorial for the plugin; encountered a problem.

Hi jkaminki.

Please send me the QET schema and i'll check where the problem is.

To launch: Try copying the portable version in C:\Users\[username]\AppData\qet\  , and rename it to qet_tb_generator.exe.
The portable version is available at: https://github.com/raulroda/qet_tb_gene … aster/dist

Re: Planning to record a tutorial for the plugin; encountered a problem.

Hi Raul,

Thank you for your reply!
On Windows 10 I tried versions 1.1.7 (works and generates the block) and 1.2.4 (does not work). Both launched from QET.
In each case I renamed and moved the portable executable to:
C:\Users\Jakub\AppData\Roaming\qet\

I whitelisted version 1.2.4 (windows defender complained about it). 1.2.4 Starts a new window and shows detected terminals, but then the error window is displayed: "Failed to execute script run".
https://pasteboard.co/K2c1RsA.png

How could I resolve this?
I will follow your GitHub readme and also try 1.2.4 with Linux today.

Thank you again for your help.

Regards,
Jakub

Post's attachments

Attachment icon teste.qet 46.43 kb, 37 downloads since 2021-05-16 

Re: Planning to record a tutorial for the plugin; encountered a problem.

version 1.2.5 solves the problem?

Re: Planning to record a tutorial for the plugin; encountered a problem.

I have the same problem with the precompiled qet_tb_generator-1.2.5.exe. QET is able to find it after I put the (renamed) file into the C:\Program Files\QElectroTech\bin folder.

QElectroTech V 0.90-DEV+f3811d303c957a06d79751d3
Compilation : GCC 9.3.0
Built with Qt 5.15.2 - Date : Aug 21 2021 : 20:19:15
Run with Qt 5.15.2 using 24 thread(s)
CPU : NAME AMD RYZEN 9 3900X 12-CORE PROCESSOR
RAM Total : 130993 MB
RAM Available : 81752 MB
GPU : VideoProcessor Quadro P2000
GPU RAM : RAM Total : AdapterRAM 4293918720 B
OS : winnt - x86_64 - Version : Windows 10 Version 2009 - Kernel : 10.0.19043
*** Qt screens ***
( 1 : 3840 x 2160 )
( 2 : 1920 x 1080 )
( 3 : 1920 x 1080 )
( 4 : 3840 x 2160 )

Re: Planning to record a tutorial for the plugin; encountered a problem.

I tried to use the terminal block generator on a Linux machine:

qet_tb_generator o.qet
14:32:35 INFO     QET Terminal Block Generator - v1.2.5 [main.main:840]
14:32:35 INFO     Using the file: o.qet [main.get_QET_fullpath:189]
14:32:35 INFO     Generate temp file /tmp/tmpjfjd7u14 [qetproject.__init__:104]
14:32:35 INFO     Atribute 'folioSheetQuantity' doesn't exist. Assuming 0 [qetproject.__init__:124]
14:32:35 DEBUG    Getting cable number connected to terminal 65 at page Einspeisung [qetproject._getCableNum:267]
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/bin/qet_tb_generator", line 11, in <module>
    sys.exit(main())
  File "/usr/local/lib/python3.6/dist-packages/src/main.py", line 852, in main
    qet_project = QETProject(qet_file)  # allows working with a QET XML file.
  File "/usr/local/lib/python3.6/dist-packages/src/qetproject.py", line 136, in __init__
    self._set_used_terminals()
  File "/usr/local/lib/python3.6/dist-packages/src/qetproject.py", line 388, in _set_used_terminals
    terminalId2 = terminals[1].attrib['id']
IndexError: list index out of range


Unfortunately I can't upload the .qet file because it contains confidential customer information.

Re: Planning to record a tutorial for the plugin; encountered a problem.

Try qet_tb_generator with industrial.qet example.
If work check your project.