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PyQt5 QDateTimeEdit – Getting QDateTime

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  • Last Updated : 10 Jul, 2020
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In this article we will see how we can get QDateTime object of the QDateTimeEdit widget. QDateTime is basically a combination of QDate and QTime i.e it has both date and time. And QDateTimeEdit widget is used to show or receive the QDateTime. We can set QDateTime to it with the help of setDateTime method.

In order to do this we will use dateTime method with the QDateTimeEdit object.

Syntax : datetimeedit.dateTime()

Argument : It takes no argument

Return : It returns QDateTime object

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 QDateTimeEdit widget
        datetimeedit = QDateTimeEdit(self)
  
        # setting geometry
        datetimeedit.setGeometry(100, 100, 150, 35)
  
        # QDateTime
        dt = QDateTime(2020, 10, 10, 21, 30)
  
        # setting date time to datetimeedit
        datetimeedit.setDateTime(dt)
  
        # creating a label
        label = QLabel("GeeksforGeeks", self)
  
        # setting geometry to the label
        label.setGeometry(100, 160, 200, 60)
  
        # making label multi line
        label.setWordWrap(True)
  
        # getting current datetime
        value = datetimeedit.dateTime()
  
        # setting text to label
        label.setText("DateTime : " + 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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