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PyQt5 QCommandLinkButton – Adding actions object

Last Updated : 30 Jun, 2020
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In this article we will see how we can add action to the QCommandLinkButton. By default command link buttons has an empty action list i.e there is no element in action list although by adding action to the menu of command link button we can add elements in action list. We use addAction and addActions method for adding single and multiple action at a same time.

In order to do this we use addAction and addActions method with the command link button object

Syntax : button.addAction(action) and button.addActions(action_list)

Argument : They takes QAction object and list of QAction as argument

Return : They 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):
        # 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 command link button
        cl_button = QCommandLinkButton("Press", self)
        # setting geometry
        cl_button.setGeometry(200, 100, 150, 60)
        # QActions
        a = QAction("Next Geeks", self)
        b = QAction("Previous Geeks", self)
        # QMenu
        menu = QMenu()
        # adding actions to menu
        menu.addActions([a, b])
        # setting menu to the button
        # creating QAction object
        q = QAction("Action")
        # adding action to the button
        # creating label
        label = QLabel("GeeksforGeeks", self)
        # setting label geometry
        label.setGeometry(50, 200, 300, 80)
        # making label multiline
        # getting action list
        value = cl_button.actions()
        # setting text to the label
        label.setText("Actions List : " + str(value))
# create pyqt5 app
App = QApplication(sys.argv)
# create the instance of our Window
window = Window()
# start the app

Output :

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