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wxPython – SetItemHelpText() method in wx.RadioBOx

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  • Last Updated : 30 Jun, 2020
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In this article we are going to learn about SetItemHelpText() method associated with wx.RadioBox class of wxPython. SetItemHelpText() method is simply used to set the helptext for an item. Empty string erases any existing helptext.

Syntax: wx.RadioBox.SetItemHelpText(self, item, helptext)


ParameterInput TypeDescription
itemintThe zero-based item index.
helptextstringThe help text to set for the item.

Code Example:

import wx
class FrameUI(wx.Frame):
    def __init__(self, parent, title):
        super(FrameUI, self).__init__(parent, title = title, size =(300, 200))
        # function for in-frame components
    def InitUI(self):
        # parent panel for radio box
        pnl = wx.Panel(self)
        # list of choices
        lblList = ['Radio One', 'Radio Two']
        # create radio box containing above list
        self.rbox = wx.RadioBox(pnl, label ='RadioBox', pos =(80, 10), choices = lblList,
                              majorDimension = 1, style = wx.RA_SPECIFY_ROWS)
        # set help text for item at index 0
        self.rbox.SetItemHelpText(0, "First Item")
        # print helptext associated with item
        print (self.rbox.GetItemHelpText(0))
        # set frame in centre
        # set size of frame
        self.SetSize((400, 250))
        # show output frame
# wx App instance
ex = wx.App()
# Example instance
FrameUI(None, 'RadioButton and RadioBox')

Console Output:

First Item

Output Window:

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