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wxPython – EnableTool() function in wx.Toolbar

  • Last Updated : 15 May, 2020

In this article we are going to lean EnableTool() function of class wx.ToolBar of wxPython. EnableTool is used to enable or disable(make clickable and unclickable) the tool present in toolbar.

Syntax :

wx.ToolBar.EnableTool(self, toolid, enable)

Parameters :

ParameterInput TypeDescription
toolidintID of the tool to enable or disable, as passed to AddTool .
enableboolIf True, enables the tool, otherwise disables it.

Code Example:

import wx
class Example(wx.Frame):
    def __init__(self, *args, **kwargs):
        super(Example, self).__init__(*args, **kwargs)
    def InitUI(self):
        pnl = wx.Panel(self)
        self.toolbar = self.CreateToolBar()
        qtool = self.toolbar.AddTool(12, 'Quit', wx.Bitmap('/Desktop/wxPython/signs.png'))
        self.Bind(wx.EVT_TOOL, self.OnQuit, qtool)
        self.SetSize((350, 250))
        self.SetTitle('Simple toolbar')
        self.btn = wx.Button(pnl, label ='Disable', pos =(20, 20))
        self.btn.Bind(wx.EVT_BUTTON, self.Onclick)
        self.SetSize((350, 250))
    def OnQuit(self, e):
    def Onclick(self, e):
        # disable tool using EnableTool
        self.toolbar.EnableTool(12, False)
def main():
    app = wx.App()
    ex = Example(None)
if __name__ == '__main__':

Output :

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