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PyQt5 QDockWidget – Getting Window Title

  • Last Updated : 28 Jul, 2020
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In this article we will see how we can get the window title of the QDockWidget. QDockWidget provides the concept of dock widgets, also know as tool palettes or utility windows. Dock windows are secondary windows placed in the dock widget area around the central widget in a QMainWindow(original window). This property holds the dock widget title (caption).
By default, this property contains an empty string. This caption appears on the top of the dock widget window, it can be set with the help of setWindowTitle method.

In order to do this we will use windowTitle method with the dock widget object.

Syntax : dock.windowTitle()

Argument : It takes no argument

Return : It returns string



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 dock widget
        dock = QDockWidget(self)
          
        # setting title to the doc widget
        dock.setWindowTitle("GfG Dock")
  
        # push button
        push = QPushButton("Press", self)
  
        # setting floating property
        dock.setFloating(False)
  
        # setting widget to the dock
        dock.setWidget(push)
  
        # creating a label
        label = QLabel("GeeksforGeeks", self)
  
        # setting geometry to the label
        label.setGeometry(100, 200, 300, 80)
  
        # making label multi line
        label.setWordWrap(True)
  
        # setting geometry tot he dock widget
        dock.setGeometry(100, 0, 200, 30)
  
        # get window title of dock widget
        value = dock.windowTitle()
  
        # setting text to the label
        label.setText("Title : " + 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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