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wxPython – GetClassDefaultAttributes() function in wx.StatusBar

  • Last Updated : 10 Jun, 2020

In this article we are going to learn about GetClassDefaultAttributes() associated to the class wx.StatusBar of wxPython. GetClassDefaultAttributes() is used to return visual attributes of statusbar like background color, foreground color, the font used for control label/text inside it.

Syntax :


Return Type: wx.VisualAttributes

Parameters :

ParameterInput TypeDescription
variantwindowVarianVariant style of window

Code Example:

import wx
class Example(wx.Frame):
    def __init__(self, *args, **kwargs):
        super(Example, self).__init__(*args, **kwargs)
    def InitUI(self):
        self.locale = wx.Locale(wx.LANGUAGE_ENGLISH)
        self.statusbar = wx.StatusBar()
        self.statusbar.Create(self, id = 1
                              style = wx.STB_DEFAULT_STYLE,
                              name = "Status Bar")
        self.SetSize((350, 250))
        # Get wx.VisualAttributes object
        va = self.statusbar.GetClassDefaultAttributes(variant = wx.WINDOW_VARIANT_NORMAL)
        # Print Background Colour
        # Print Fore Ground Colour
        # Print Identifier for font family
        self.SetTitle('New Frame Title')
def main():
    app = wx.App()
    ex = Example(None)
if __name__ == '__main__':


(240, 240, 240, 255)
(0, 0, 0, 255)

Output Window:

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