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  • Last Updated : 22 Apr, 2020

In this article we will see how to set and access the description of a push button. Description is basically the details about the push button i.e details refer to the text which describes about the push button. In order to set description we will use setAccessibleDescription method and to access the description we will use accessibleDescription method.

Syntax :


Argument :
setAccessibleDescription takes string as argument.
accessibleDescription takes no argument.

Return :
setAccessibleDescription returns None
accessibleDescription returns string

Code :

# importing libraries
from PyQt5.QtWidgets import * 
from PyQt5.QtGui import * 
from PyQt5.QtCore import * 
import sys
class Window(QMainWindow):
    def __init__(self):
        # setting title
        self.setWindowTitle("Python ")
        # setting geometry
        self.setGeometry(100, 100, 600, 400)
        # calling method
        # showing all the widgets
    # method for widgets
    def UiComponents(self):
        # creating a push button
        button = QPushButton("CLICK", self)
        # setting geometry of button
        button.setGeometry(200, 150, 100, 30)
        # adding action to a button
        # setting the description
        button.setAccessibleDescription("this is details of button")
        # accessing the description
        info = button.accessibleDescription()
        # creating label to display info
        label = QLabel(info, self)
        # moving the label
        label.move(200, 200)
        # adjusting the size of label
    # action method
    def clickme(self):
        # printing pressed
# create pyqt5 app
App = QApplication(sys.argv)
# create the instance of our Window
window = Window()
# start the app

Output :

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