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PyQt5 – format() method for Progress bar
  • Last Updated : 22 Apr, 2020

We can set the formatting and and show text using setFormat method in Progress Bar, format method is used to get the formatting of the progress bar.

Note : By default formatting of progress bar is ‘%p%’ i.e used to print percentage, so if no specific formatting is set format method will return ‘%p%’.

Syntax : bar.format()

Argument : It takes no argument.

Return : It return string.

Below is the implementation of this method.

# importing libraries
from PyQt5.QtWidgets import * 
from PyQt5 import QtCore, QtGui
from PyQt5.QtGui import * 
from PyQt5.QtCore import *
import sys
class Window(QMainWindow):
    def __init__(self):
        # setting title
        self.setWindowTitle("Python ")
        # setting geometry
        self.setGeometry(100, 100, 600, 400)
        # calling method
        # showing all the widgets
    # method for widgets
    def UiComponents(self):
        # creating progress bar
        bar1 = QProgressBar(self)
        # setting geometry to progress bar
        bar1.setGeometry(200, 100, 200, 30)
        # setting the value
        # getting format of bar1
        format1 = bar1.format()
        # printing the format1
        print("format of bar 1 : " + format1)
        bar2 = QProgressBar(self)
        # setting geometry to progress bar
        bar2.setGeometry(200, 200, 200, 30)
        # setting the value
        # setting text using format
        # getting format of bar2
        format2 = bar2.format()
        # printing the format2
        print("format of bar 2 : " + format2)
App = QApplication(sys.argv)
# create the instance of our Window
window = Window()
# start the app

Output :

format of bar 1 : %p%
format of bar 2 : Geeks

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