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wxPython – CaptureMouse() in wx.StaticText

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  • Last Updated : 29 Oct, 2021
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Python provides wxpython package which allows us to create high functional graphical user interface. It is cross platform GUI toolkit for python, Phoenix version Phoenix is the improved next-generation wxPython and it mainly focused on speed, maintainability and extensibility. 

In this article, we will learn about CaptureMouse() method associated with wx.StaticText class of wxPython. CaptureMouse() method turns the mouse cursor into the loading mode when comes over the StaticText. CaptureMouse() function takes no arguments.
 

Syntax:  wx.StaticText.CaptureMouse(self)

Parameters:  CaptureMouse() method takes no arguments.
 

Example: 
 

Python3




# importing wx library
import wx
 
# create an Example class
class Example(wx.Frame):
   
    # constructor
    def __init__(self, *args, **kwargs):
        super(Example, self).__init__(*args, **kwargs)
         
        # method calling
        self.InitUI()
     
    # method for user interface creation
    def InitUI(self):
        self.locale = wx.Locale(wx.LANGUAGE_ENGLISH)
 
        # create parent panel
        self.pnl = wx.Panel(self)
 
        # create static text at point (20,20)
        self.st = wx.StaticText(self.pnl, id = 1,
                                label = "StaticText",
                                pos = (20,20))
 
        # capture mouse on static text
        self.st.CaptureMouse()
 
        self.SetSize((350, 250))
        self.SetTitle('wx.Button')
        self.Centre()
 
# main function
def main():
  # create an App object
  app = wx.App()
   
  # create an Example object
  ex = Example(None)
  ex.Show()
   
  # running a app
  app.MainLoop()
 
# Driver code
if __name__ == '__main__':
   
  # main function call
  main()

Output: 
 

capture mouse output

 


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