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wxPython – SetFont() function in wx.MenuItem

  • Last Updated : 09 Jun, 2020

In this article we are going to learn about SetFont() function associated with wx.MenuItem class of wxPython. SetFont() function is used to set the font associated with the menu item.
It takes font as parameter which is wx.Font object.


wx.MenuItem.SetFont(self, font)


ParameterInput TypeDescription
fontwx.Fontfont to be set for menu item.

Code Example:

import wx
class Example(wx.Frame):
    def __init__(self, *args, **kwargs):
        super(Example, self).__init__(*args, **kwargs)
    def InitUI(self):
        # CREATE FONT 
        fnt = wx.Font(pointSize = 8, family = wx.FONTFAMILY_MODERN, style = wx.FONTSTYLE_ITALIC, weight = wx.FONTWEIGHT_BOLD)
        self.locale = wx.Locale(wx.LANGUAGE_ENGLISH)
        self.menubar = wx.MenuBar()
        self.fileMenu = wx.Menu()
        self.item = wx.MenuItem(self.fileMenu, 1, '&Radio', helpString ="Check Help", kind = wx.ITEM_CHECK)
        # SET FONT FOR MENU ITEM self.item
        self.menubar.Append(self.fileMenu, '&File')
        self.SetSize((350, 250))
        self.SetTitle('Icons and shortcuts')
def main():
    app = wx.App()
    ex = Example(None)
if __name__ == '__main__':


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