Skip to content
Related Articles

Related Articles

wxPython – check items inside Menu
  • Last Updated : 15 May, 2020

In this article we are going to learn about check menu item inside Menu in Menubars. We will write a code to show and hide statusbar using Check() function.

Parameters :

ParameterInput TypeDescription
idintThe menu item identifier.
checkboolIf True, the item will be checked, otherwise it will be unchecked.

Code :

import wx
class Example(wx.Frame):
    def __init__(self, *args, **kwargs):
        super(Example, self).__init__(*args, **kwargs)
    def InitUI(self):
        menubar = wx.MenuBar()
        viewMenu = wx.Menu()
        self.showsb = viewMenu.Append(wx.ID_ANY, 'Show statusbar',
                                                 'Show Statusbar'
                                            kind = wx.ITEM_CHECK)
        viewMenu.Check(self.showsb.GetId(), True)
        self.Bind(wx.EVT_MENU, self.shStatusBar, self.showsb)
        menubar.Append(viewMenu, '&View')
        self.statusbar = self.CreateStatusBar()
        self.statusbar.SetStatusText('This is statusbar')
        self.SetSize((450, 350))
        self.SetTitle('Check menu item')
    def shStatusBar(self, e):
        if self.showsb.IsChecked():
def main():
    app = wx.App()
    ex = Example(None)
if __name__ == '__main__':

Output :

checked :

unchecked :

Attention geek! Strengthen your foundations with the Python Programming Foundation Course and learn the basics.

To begin with, your interview preparations Enhance your Data Structures concepts with the Python DS Course.

My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up
Recommended Articles
Page :