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wxPython – EnableTool() function in wx.Toolbar

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  • Last Updated : 15 May, 2020
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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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