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  • Last Updated : 26 Mar, 2020

In this article, we will see how to create dashed border of status bar in PyQt5 application. Generally, when we create a status bar with a border, the border is continuous, but we can make a dashed border as well below is how normal and dashed borders are different.

In order to do we will use setStyleSheet() method.

Syntax : self.statusBar().setStyleSheet(“border :3px black; border-style : dashed”)

Argument : It take string as argument.

Action performed : It set dashed border.

Code :

from PyQt5.QtCore import * 
from PyQt5.QtGui import * 
from PyQt5.QtWidgets import * 
import sys
class Window(QMainWindow):
    def __init__(self):
        # set the title
        # setting  the geometry of window
        self.setGeometry(60, 60, 600, 400)
        # setting status bar message
        self.statusBar().showMessage("This is status bar with dashed border")
        # setting dashed border to status bar
        self.statusBar().setStyleSheet("border :3px black;  
                                        border-style : dashed")
        # creating a label widget
        self.label_1 = QLabel("Status bar", self)
        # moving position
        self.label_1.move(100, 100)
        # setting up the border
        self.label_1.setStyleSheet("border :1px solid blue;")
        # resizing label
        # show all the widgets
# create pyqt5 app
App = QApplication(sys.argv)
# create the instance of our Window
window = Window()
# start the app

Output :

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