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  • Last Updated : 16 Jun, 2021

In this article we will learn about FindMenuItem() function present in wx.MenuBar class of wxPython. FindMenuItem() is used to return item identifier. FindMenuItem() takes two parameters that is Menu title and submenu item string.

Syntax : 

wx.MenuBar.FindMenuItem(self, menuString, itemString)

Parameters : 


ParameterInput TypeDescription
menuStringstringMenu title to find.
itemStringstringItem to find.

Return: FindMenuItem() returns the menu item identifier, or wx.NOT_FOUND if none was found. 

Code Example: 


import wx
class Example(wx.Frame):
    def __init__(self, *args, **kwargs):
        super(Example, self).__init__(*args, **kwargs)
    def InitUI(self):
        # create MenuBar using MenuBar() function
        menubar = wx.MenuBar()
        # add menu to MenuBar
        fm1 = wx.Menu()
        fileitem = fm1.Append(20, "Item # 1")
        menubar.Append(fm1, '&Menu # 1')
        self.SetSize((300, 200))
        self.SetTitle('Menu Bar')
        # get id identifier of submenu item
        id = menubar.FindMenuItem("&Menu # 1", "Item # 1")
def main():
    app = wx.App()
    ex = Example(None)
if __name__ == '__main__':


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