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  • Last Updated : 16 Dec, 2021

In this function, we are going to learn how can we create a control tool using CreateTool() function. It is another version of CreateTool() function which only takes two parameters that is control and label. Let’s see the parameters in detail.

Parameters : 

ParameterInput TypeDescription
controlwx.ControlThe control is to be added.
labelstringText to be displayed near the control.


wx.ToolBar.CreateTool(self, control, label)

Code Example:  


import wx
class Example(wx.Frame):
    global count
    count = 0;
    def __init__(self, *args, **kwargs):
        super(Example, self).__init__(*args, **kwargs)
    def InitUI(self):
        pnl = wx.Panel(self)
        self.toolbar = self.CreateToolBar()
        # declare control
        ctrl = wx.Control(self.toolbar, id = 19, pos = wx.DefaultPosition, size = wx.DefaultSize, style = 0, name ='control')
        # create control tool
        self.ptool = self.toolbar.CreateTool(ctrl, "control")
        self.btn = wx.Button(pnl, label ='Add created tool', pos =(20, 20))
        self.btn.Bind(wx.EVT_BUTTON, self.Onclick)
        self.SetSize((350, 250))
    def Onclick(self, e):
        # Add control tool
        self.btn.SetLabel("Added tool")
def main():
    app = wx.App()
    ex = Example(None)
if __name__ == '__main__':

Output : 
On starting Application: 

On clicking Button: 


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