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PyQt5 – How to make a button with image ?
  • Last Updated : 22 Apr, 2020

In this article we will see how to create a button with image. Unlike icon which exist only at the left side, we will create a button which is covered with the image. In order to do so we will use setStyleSheet method to add image to background of the button.

Below is how normal button and a button with image looks like.

Syntax : button.setStyleSheet(“background-image : url(image.png);”)

Argument : It takes string as argument.

Action performed : It sets background image to the button.



Code :




# importing libraries
from PyQt5.QtWidgets import * 
from PyQt5.QtGui import * 
from PyQt5.QtCore import * 
import sys
  
  
class Window(QMainWindow):
    def __init__(self):
        super().__init__()
  
        # setting title
        self.setWindowTitle("Python ")
  
        # setting geometry
        self.setGeometry(100, 100, 600, 400)
  
        # calling method
        self.UiComponents()
  
        # showing all the widgets
        self.show()
  
    # method for widgets
    def UiComponents(self):
  
        # creating a push button
        button = QPushButton("CLICK", self)
  
        # setting geometry of button
        button.setGeometry(200, 150, 100, 30)
  
        # adding action to a button
        button.clicked.connect(self.clickme)
  
        # setting image to the button
        button.setStyleSheet("background-image : url(image.png);")
  
  
  
    # action method
    def clickme(self):
  
        # printing pressed
        print("pressed")
  
# create pyqt5 app
App = QApplication(sys.argv)
  
# create the instance of our Window
window = Window()
  
# start the app
sys.exit(App.exec())

Output :

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