PyQt5 – Indicator Skin of Check Box

In this article we will see how to set skin to the indicator of the check box. Unlike background image skin adjust it self to the size of the indicator. Below is the representation of the indicator with background image and indicator with skin.

In order to do this we have to change the style sheet code of the indicator which is used with the check box object, below is the style sheet code.

QCheckBox::indicator
{
border-image : url(image.png);
}

Below is the implementation.

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# 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):
        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 the check-box
        checkbox = QCheckBox('Geek ?', self)
  
        # setting geometry of check box
        checkbox.setGeometry(200, 150, 100, 40)
  
        # setting stylesheet
        # adding skin to indicator of check box
        # changing width and height of indicator
        checkbox.setStyleSheet("QCheckBox::indicator"
                               "{"
                               "border-image : url(image.png);"
                               "width :40px;"
                               "height :40px;"
                               "}")
  
  
  
# create pyqt5 app
App = QApplication(sys.argv)
  
# create the instance of our Window
window = Window()
  
# start the app
sys.exit(App.exec())

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