PyQt5 – Skin in Check Box

In this article we will see how to set a skin to a check box. Skin is also a type of background image but it adjust itself according to the size of check box. Below is the representation of the background image check box vs check box with skin.

In order to do this we have to change the style sheet and had to set the skin, which is used with check box object. Below is the stye sheet code.

QCheckBox
{
border-image : url(skin.png);
}

Below is the implementation.

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# 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
        checkbox = QCheckBox('Geek ?', self)
  
        # setting geometry of check box
        checkbox.setGeometry(200, 150, 100, 30)
  
        # setting stylesheet
        # adding skin to check box
        checkbox.setStyleSheet("QCheckBox"
                               "{"
                               "border-image : url(skin.png);"
                               "}")
  
  
  
# create pyqt5 app
App = QApplication(sys.argv)
  
# create the instance of our Window
window = Window()
  
# start the app
sys.exit(App.exec())

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