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PyQt5 QCalendarWidget – Getting Maximum Date
  • Last Updated : 03 Jun, 2020

In this article we will see how we can get the mmaximum date of the QCalendarWidget. The maximum date of QCalendarWidget restricts the user selection above the maximum date, i.e. the user can only select dates lesser than the specified maximum date. Dates above the maximum date gets disabled. We use setMaximumDate method to set the maximum date.

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

Syntax : calender.maximumDate()

Argument : It takes no argument

Return : It return QDate object



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 components
    def UiComponents(self):
  
        # creating a QCalendarWidget object
        calender = QCalendarWidget(self)
  
        # setting geometry to the calender
        calender.setGeometry(10, 10, 400, 250)
  
        # upper bound date
        u_date = QDate(2020, 6, 15)
  
        # setting maximum date
        calender.setMaximumDate(u_date)
  
        # creating a label
        label = QLabel(self)
  
        # setting geometry to the label
        label.setGeometry(100, 280, 250, 60)
  
        # making label multi line
        label.setWordWrap(True)
  
        # getting maximum date
        value = calender.maximumDate()
  
        # setting text to the label
        label.setText("Maximum Date : " + str(value))
  
  
# 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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