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PyQt5 QCalendarWidget – Getting Child of it at given co-ordinate

  • Last Updated : 08 Jun, 2020

In this article we will see how we get the child of QCalendarWidget at the given co-ordinate/position. Calendar is not alone a single widget it is a mixture of lots of smaller widget which we refer as calendar child. There are many child such as table view, item delegate etc.

In order to do this we will use childAt method with the QCalendarWidget object.

Syntax : calendar.childAt(x, y)

Argument : It takes two integer as argument

Return : It return child of calendar at given position

Below is the implementation

# 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 components
    def UiComponents(self):
        # creating a QCalendarWidget object
        self.calender = QCalendarWidget(self)
        # setting geometry to the calender
        self.calender.setGeometry(50, 10, 400, 250)
        # creating a label
        label = QLabel(self)
        # setting geometry
        label.setGeometry(120, 280, 200, 60)
        # making it multi line
        # getting child at position 10, 10
        value = self.calender.childAt(10, 10)
        # setting text to the label
        label.setText("Child : " + str(value))
# create pyqt5 app
App = QApplication(sys.argv)
# create the instance of our Window
window = Window()
# start the app

Output :

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