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PyQt5 QListWidget – Getting Layout Mode

  • Last Updated : 06 Aug, 2020

In this article we will see how we can get the layout mode of the QListWidget. QListWidget is a convenience class that provides a list view with a classic item-based interface for adding and removing items. QListWidget uses an internal model to manage each QListWidgetItem in the list. This property holds the layout mode for the items. When the mode is SinglePass (the default), the items are laid out all in one go. When the mode is Batched, the items are laid out in batches of batchSize items, while processing events. This makes it possible to instantly view and interact with the visible items while the rest are being laid out. It can be set with the help of setLayoutMode method.

In order to do this we will use layoutMode method with the list widget object.

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Syntax : list_widget.layoutMode(mode)



Argument : It takes no argument

Return : It returns layout mode 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 QListWidget
        list_widget = QListWidget(self)
  
        # setting geometry to it
        list_widget.setGeometry(50, 70, 150, 60)
  
        # list widget items
        item1 = QListWidgetItem("A")
        item2 = QListWidgetItem("B")
        item3 = QListWidgetItem("C")
  
        # adding items to the list widget
        list_widget.addItem(item1)
        list_widget.addItem(item2)
        list_widget.addItem(item3)
  
        # setting layout mode
        list_widget.setLayoutMode(QListView.Batched)
  
        # creating a label
        label = QLabel("GeesforGeeks", self)
  
        # setting geometry to the label
        label.setGeometry(230, 80, 280, 80)
  
        # making label multi line
        label.setWordWrap(True)
  
        # getting layout mode
        value = list_widget.layoutMode()
  
  
        # setting text to the label
        label.setText("Layout Mode : " + 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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