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PyQt5 QCommandLinkButton – Setting Menu to it

  • Last Updated : 29 Jun, 2020

In this article we will see how we can set menu to the QCommandLinkButton. Menu is basically an extra feature of command link button which allows its to have a drop down menu from which user can click on the menu items. Below is how the command link button looks like

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In order to do this we use setMenu method with the command link button object



Syntax : button.setMenu(menu)

Argument : It takes QMenu object as argument

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, 500, 400)
  
        # calling method
        self.UiComponents()
  
        # showing all the widgets
        self.show()
  
  
    # 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.addAction(a)
        menu.addAction(b)
  
        # setting menu to the button
        cl_button.setMenu(menu)
  
  
  
  
# 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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