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PyQt5 – Create multi-color border of StatusBar

  • Last Updated : 26 Mar, 2020

When we create border of a status bar it is of same color i.e all the edges are of same color. In this tutorial we will see how to create multi-colored borders i.e all the edges are of different color.

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

Syntax :

self.statusBar().setStyleSheet("border :5px solid ;"
                               "border-top-color : pink; "
                               "border-left-color :green;"
                               "border-right-color :blue;"
                               "border-bottom-color : yellow")

Argument : It takes string as argument.

Action performed : It changes the color of each 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 different border colors")
        # setting border color for different edge to status bar
        self.statusBar().setStyleSheet("border :5px solid ;"
                                       "border-top-color : pink; "
                                       "border-left-color :green;"
                                       "border-right-color :blue;"
                                       "border-bottom-color : yellow")
        # 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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