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PyQt5 – QDateEdit
  • Last Updated : 03 Jul, 2020

QDateEdit is the class that provide the date information, allowing user to input the date. It allows the user to edit dates by using the keyboard or the arrow keys to increase and decrease date. It is the widget majorly used for getting input dates. Below is how the date edit widget looks like

Example :
A window having a QDateEdit and user can can enter any date in it and when user press enter after changing the date, the entered date will get displayed in the label

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 QDateEdit widget
        date = QDateEdit(self)
  
        # setting geometry of the date edit
        date.setGeometry(100, 100, 150, 40)
  
        # creating a label
        label = QLabel("GeeksforGeeks", self)
  
        # setting geometry
        label.setGeometry(100, 150, 200, 60)
  
        # making label multiline
        label.setWordWrap(True)
  
        # adding action to the date when enter key is pressed
        date.editingFinished.connect(lambda: date_method())
  
        # method called by date edit
        def date_method():
  
            # getting the date
            value = date.date()
  
            # setting text to the label
            label.setText("Selected Date : " + str(value))
  
# 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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