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PyQt5 QCalendarWidget – Getting Minimum Size

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In this article we will see how we can get the minimum size of the QCalendarWidget. Minimum size of the calendar is that size after which it can’t be shrunk any further, by default when we create a calendar inside the layout and when the window get extended or shrinks calendar size also increases and shrinks, therefore, there is need to set the minimum size. We can individually set minimum width and height with the help of setMinimumWidth and setMinimumHeight method respectively. We can set the minimum size with the help of setMinimumSize method.

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

Syntax : calendar.minimumSize() 

Argument : It takes no argument 

Return : It return QSize 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
# QCalendarWidget Class
class Calendar(QCalendarWidget):
    # constructor
    def __init__(self, parent = None):
        super(Calendar, self).__init__(parent)
class Window(QMainWindow):
    def __init__(self):
        # setting title
        self.setWindowTitle("Python ")
        # setting geometry
        self.setGeometry(100, 100, 500, 400)
        # calling method
        # showing all the widgets
    # method for components
    def UiComponents(self):
        # creating a layout
        layout = QVBoxLayout()
        # creating a QCalendarWidget object
        # as Calendar class inherits QCalendarWidget
        self.calendar = Calendar(self)
        # setting cursor
        # adding calendar to the layout
        # setting minimum size
        self.calendar.setMinimumSize(QSize(400, 400))
        # creating a label
        label = QLabel(self)
        # adding label to the layout
        # getting minimum size
        value = self.calendar.minimumSize()
        # setting text to the label
        label.setText("Minimum Size : " + str(value))
        # setting layout
        widget = QWidget()
# create pyqt5 app
App = QApplication(sys.argv)
# create the instance of our Window
window = Window()
# start the app


Output :

Last Updated : 17 Feb, 2023
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