PyQt5 QCalendarWidget – Setting Edit Focus Property

In this article we will see how we can set the edit focus to the QCalendarWidget. If this property is enabled it make the calendar to have edit focus, in which case Qt::Key_Up and Qt::Key_Down will be delivered to the calendar normally; otherwise, Qt::Key_Up and Qt::Key_Down are used to change focus.

Note : This feature is only available in Qt for Embedded Linux.

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

Syntax : calendar.setEditFocus(True)

Argument : It takes bool as argument



Return : It return None

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, 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)
  
        # enabling edit focus
        self.calendar.setEditFocus(True)
  
  
# 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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