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PyQt5 QSpinBox – Setting locale

  • Last Updated : 28 May, 2020

In this article we will see how we can set the locale to the spin box. As long as no special locale has been set, locale of spin box is either the parent’s locale or if the given spin box is a top level widget then it has its own default locale. Although we can set a special custom local to the spin box as well.

In order to do this we use setLocale method with the spin box object.

Syntax : spin_box.setLocale(locale)

Argument : It takes QLocale object 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):
        super().__init__()
  
        # setting title
        self.setWindowTitle("Python ")
  
        # setting geometry
        self.setGeometry(100, 100, 600, 400)
  
        # calling method
        self.UiComponents()
  
        # showing all the widgets
        self.show()
  
        # method for widgets
    def UiComponents(self):
        # creating spin box
        self.spin = QSpinBox(self)
  
        # setting geometry to spin box
        self.spin.setGeometry(100, 100, 250, 40)
  
        # setting range to the spin box
        self.spin.setRange(1, 999999)
  
        # setting prefix to spin
        self.spin.setPrefix("PREFIX ")
  
        # setting suffix to spin
        self.spin.setSuffix(" SUFFIX")
  
        # locale
        locale = QLocale()
  
        # setting locale to the spin box
        self.spin.setLocale(locale)
  
        # creating a label
        label = QLabel(self)
  
        # making the label multi line
        label.setWordWrap(True)
  
        # setting geometry to the label
        label.setGeometry(100, 200, 200, 60)
  
        # getting the locale of the spin box
        value = self.spin.locale()
  
        # setting text to the label
        label.setText("New Locale : " + 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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