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PyQt5 QCalendarWidget – Getting Graphics effect

  • Last Updated : 09 Jun, 2020

In this article we will see how we can get the graphic effect of the QCalendarWidget. A graphic effect is an effect that can be used on a sprite or the Stage, changing their look in some way. Graphic effect can be color shadow anything. It can be set to calendar with the help of setGraphicsEffect method.

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

Syntax : calendar.graphicsEffect()

Argument : It takes no argument

Return : It return QGraphicEffect object



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):
        super().__init__()
  
        # setting title
        self.setWindowTitle("Python ")
  
        # setting geometry
        self.setGeometry(100, 100, 650, 400)
  
        # calling method
        self.UiComponents()
  
        # showing all the widgets
        self.show()
  
    # method for components
    def UiComponents(self):
  
        # creating a QCalendarWidget object
        self.calendar = QCalendarWidget(self)
  
        # setting geometry to the calender
        self.calendar.setGeometry(50, 10, 400, 250)
  
        # setting cursor
        self.calendar.setCursor(Qt.PointingHandCursor)
  
        # creating a color graphic effect
        color = QGraphicsColorizeEffect()
        color.setColor(Qt.green)
  
        # setting graphics to the calendar
        self.calendar.setGraphicsEffect(color)
  
        # creating label to show the properties
        self.label = QLabel(self)
  
        # setting geometry to the label
        self.label.setGeometry(100, 280, 250, 60)
  
        # making label multi line
        self.label.setWordWrap(True)
  
        # getting graphics effect
        value = self.calendar.graphicsEffect()
  
        # setting text to the label
        self.label.setText("Effect : " + str(value))
  
  
  
# 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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