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PyQt5 – Get tooltip data of label | toolTip() method

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  • Last Updated : 26 Mar, 2020
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PyQt5 offers the user to create tool tip using setToolTip() method. In this article, we will see how to access the content of tool tip. In order to do this we will use toolTip() method.

Syntax : label.toolTip()

Argument : It takes no argument.

Return : It returns string.

Code :

# importing the required libraries
from PyQt5.QtCore import * 
from PyQt5.QtGui import * 
from PyQt5.QtWidgets import * 
import sys
class Window(QMainWindow):
    def __init__(self):
        # set the title
        # setting geometry
        self.setGeometry(100, 100, 600, 400)
        # creating a label widget
        self.label_1 = QLabel("Label", self)
        # moving position
        self.label_1.move(0, 0)
        # setting up the border
        self.label_1.setStyleSheet("border :3px solid black;")
        # setting label tool tip
        self.label_1.setToolTip("this is tool tip")
        # setting time duration
        # getting tool tip content
        data = self.label_1.toolTip()
        # creating a label widget
        self.label_2 = QLabel("label tool tip data =" +
                                            data, self)
        # moving position
        self.label_2.move(0, 50)
        # adjust size
        # 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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