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Python PyQt5 – How to change font and size of Status Bar Message

  • Last Updated : 26 Mar, 2020

We can set message to a Status Bar by using showMessage() method. In this article, we will see how to change the font and the size of StatusBar message. In order to do this we will use setFont() method.

Syntax : self.statusBar().setFont(QFont(font_name, font_size))

Argument : It take two argument :
1. Font name it can be ‘Arial’, ’Times’ etc.
2. Size to be set in integer.

Action performed : It changes the font and size of message

Code :

from PyQt5.QtCore import * 
from PyQt5.QtGui import * 
from PyQt5.QtWidgets import * 
import sys
class Window(QMainWindow):
    def __init__(self):
        # set the title
        # setting  the geometry of window
        self.setGeometry(60, 60, 600, 400)
        # setting status bar message
        self.statusBar().showMessage("Times Font")
        # setting  border 
        self.statusBar().setStyleSheet("border :3px solid black;")
        # setting font and size
        self.statusBar().setFont(QFont('Times', 15))
        # creating a label widget
        self.label_1 = QLabel("Status bar", self)
        # moving position
        self.label_1.move(100, 100)
        # setting up the border
        self.label_1.setStyleSheet("border :1px solid blue;")
        # resizing label
        # show all the widgets
# create pyqt5 app
App = QApplication(sys.argv)
# create the instance of our Window
window = Window()
# start the app

Output :

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