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wxPython – GetLabelText() function in wxPython

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  • Last Updated : 09 Jun, 2020
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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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