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wxPython – GetStatusWidth() function in wx.StatusBar

  • Last Updated : 12 Jun, 2020

In this article we are going to learn about GetStatusWidth() function associated with the wx.StatusBar class of wxPython. GetStatusWidth() function is simply used to return the width of the n-th field. It only takes index(position) of field as argument.

Syntax: wx.StatusBar.GetStatusWidth(self, n)


ParameterInput TypeDescription
nintPosition of status field.

Return Type: int

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))
        self.statusbar.SetStatusWidths([150, 150])
        self.statusbar.SetStatusText("This is first field", 0)
        self.statusbar.SetStatusText("This is second field", 1)
        self.statusbar.SetStatusStyles(styles =[wx.SB_RAISED, wx.SB_SUNKEN])
        print("First Field Width: "+str(self.statusbar.GetStatusWidth(0)))
        print("Second Field Width: "+str(self.statusbar.GetStatusWidth(1)))
        self.SetTitle('New Frame Title')
def main():
    app = wx.App()
    ex = Example(None)
if __name__ == '__main__':

Console Output:

First Field Width: 150
Second Field Width: 150

Output Window:

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