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PyQt5 QDateEdit – Setting Date Alignment

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In this article we will see how we can set the date alignment of the QDateEdit. By default the text is aligned on the left-hand side although by changing the alignment we can make the date appear in the center. Changing alignment does not effect the functionality of the date edit.

In order to do this we use setAlignment method with the QDateEdit object

Syntax : date.setAlignment(a_flag)

Argument : It takes alignment flag as argument

Return : It returns 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 QDateEdit widget
        date = QDateEdit(self)
        # setting geometry of the date edit
        date.setGeometry(100, 100, 200, 40)
        # alignment
        a_flag = Qt.AlignCenter
        # setting alignment of date
# create pyqt5 app
App = QApplication(sys.argv)
# create the instance of our Window
window = Window()
# start the app

Output :

Last Updated : 07 Jul, 2020
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