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PyQt5 – Set skin to indeterminate CheckBox when mouse hover
  • Last Updated : 22 Apr, 2020

In this article we will see how we can set skin to the indicator of the check box who is in indeterminate state and mouse hover over it. This skin only appear when mouse hover over the check box and its state was indeterminate.

In order to add skin to the indicator when check box is in indeterminate state and mouse hover over it, we have to change the style sheet code. Below is the style sheet code.

QCheckBox::indicator:indeterminate:hover
{
border-image : url(image.png);
}

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 the check-box
        checkbox1 = QCheckBox('Geek ?', self)
  
        # setting tristate check box
        checkbox1.setTristate(True)
  
        # setting geometry of check box
        checkbox1.setGeometry(200, 150, 100, 40)
  
        # changing style sheet code of check box
        # adding skin to indeterminate indicator when mouse hover over it
        checkbox1.setStyleSheet("QCheckBox::indicator:indeterminate:hover"
                                "{"
                                "border-image : url(image.png);"
                                "}")
  
  
# 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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