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wxPython – SetBackgroundColour() function in wx.StatusBar

  • Last Updated : 15 Jun, 2020

In this article e are going to learn about SetBackgroundColour() function associated with wx.StatusBar class of wxPython. SetBackgroundColour() function is used to set the colour of the background of the status bar. It takes wx.Colour as an argument.

Syntax: wx.StatusBar.SetBackgroundColour(self, colour)

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ParameterInput TypeDescription
colourwx.ColourColour for the background.

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, id = 1
              style = wx.STB_DEFAULT_STYLE, name ="sb")
        self.statusbar.SetStatusText("This is StatusBar")
        self.statusbar.SetBackgroundColour((80, 60, 170, 230))
def main():
    app = wx.App()
    ex = Example(None)
if __name__ == '__main__':

Output Window:

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