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I'm still trying to write a python plugin to create an input file for an urban climate model out of three shape files. Now I stumbeled into another problem, that I think is an easy one, but I just can't see whats wrong. I wrote a little function to get me the path and file name of the current project file (as I want the result file of my calculations to be called like the project file by default).

def projectfilepathname(): 
    # function to extract the file path and name of the current project file
    qgis.mainWindow().statusBar().showMessage("Getting project name and path")
    prjfi = QFileInfo(QgsProject.instance().fileName())
    path_name = []
    if prjfi:
        path_name.append(str(prjfi.absolutePath()))
            filename = str(prjfi.fileName())
            if filename.count(".") > 0:
              path_name.append(filename.split(".")[0])
            else:
              path_name.append(filename)
            path_name.append(prjfi.fileName())
    else:
            path_name.append(r'C:\Users')
            path_name.append(r'test')
    return path_name

I call the function by

currentprofile = self.projectfilepathname

but that doesn't seem to work. At least I get an error for the next line

currentprofile_dir = currentprofile[1]

telling me 'instancemethod' object has no attribute 'getitem'. Maybe I'm wrong, but I have the impression that the function is not called, but its name is saved to currentprofile. Whats wrong?

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  • Your indentation levels, at least how you posted them here, are not quite right. You also should take a look at [the python style guide ] (python.org/dev/peps/pep-0008). It well help others to read your code.
    – LarsVegas
    Oct 15, 2012 at 9:16

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You are assigning currentprofile to the function named projectfilepathname:

Change this:

currentprofile = self.projectfilepathname

to

currentprofile = self.projectfilepathname()

You should also change the method def to def projectfilepathname(self):

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  • That did it. I thought it was something like that. I tried self.projectfilepathname() before, but without "self" in the functions definition and got another error. Thats why I removed the brackets. Thank you! Oct 15, 2012 at 9:56

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