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PyQt5 QCalendarWidget – Setting Date Text Format

  • Last Updated : 09 Jun, 2020

In this article we will see how we can set date text format to the specific date in the QCalendarWidget. Setting date text format makes the specified date looks more special such as increasing the size and other features. Below is how date with date text format looks like.

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



Syntax : calendar.setDateTextFormat(date, format)

Argument : It takes two argument first is QDate object and second is QTextCharFormat object

Return : It return None

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.calender = QCalendarWidget(self)
  
        # setting geometry to the calender
        self.calender.setGeometry(50, 10, 400, 250)
  
        # setting cursor
        self.calender.setCursor(Qt.PointingHandCursor)
  
        # format
        format = QTextCharFormat()
        format.setFont(QFont('Times', 15))
  
        # date
        date = QDate(2020, 6, 10)
  
        # setting date text format
        self.calender.setDateTextFormat(date, format)
  
          
  
# 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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