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  • Last Updated : 09 Jun, 2020

In this article we are going to learn about GetLabelText() function associated with wx.MenuItem class of wxPython. GetLabelText() function strips all accelerator characters and mnemonics from the given text.
For Example:
wx.MenuItem.GetLabelfromText(“&Hello\tCtrl-h”)
will return just “Hello” .

Takes sing unstriped text as a parameter.

Syntax:

wx.MenuItem.GetLabelText()

Parameters:

text
type: string
description: unstriped text to get striped text.

Return Type:

string

Code Example:




import wx
  
  
class Example(wx.Frame):
  
    def __init__(self, *args, **kwargs):
        super(Example, self).__init__(*args, **kwargs)
  
        self.InitUI()
  
    def InitUI(self):
        self.locale = wx.Locale(wx.LANGUAGE_ENGLISH)
  
        self.menubar = wx.MenuBar()
        self.fileMenu = wx.Menu()
        self.st = wx.StaticText(self, label ="", pos =(20, 20), style = wx.ALIGN_LEFT)
        self.item = wx.MenuItem(self.fileMenu, 1, '&Check\tCtrl + c', helpString ="Check Help")
        self.item.SetBitmap(wx.Bitmap('right.png'))
        self.fileMenu.Append(self.item)
        self.menubar.Append(self.fileMenu, '&File')
        self.SetMenuBar(self.menubar)
        # label text from item
        label = self.item.GetLabelText('&Check\tCtrl + c')
        # print kind of menuitem
        print(label)
        self.st.SetLabel(label)
        self.SetSize((350, 250))
        self.SetTitle('Icons and shortcuts')
        self.Centre()
  
  
def main():
    app = wx.App()
    ex = Example(None)
    ex.Show()
    app.MainLoop()
  
  
if __name__ == '__main__':
    main()

Output:

Check

Output Window:


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