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PySide GUI Application Development by Venkateshwaran Loganathan

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Status bar

A status bar is a horizontal information area usually found at the bottom of windows in a GUI. Its primary job is to display information about the current status of the window. A status bar can also be divided into sections, each showing different information to the users.

In PySide, a status bar can be added to the QMainWindow class by calling the function QMainWindow.setStatusBar(statusbar). It takes the object of PySide.QtGui .QStatusBar as a parameter. The properties of the status bar is defined by this class and an object of this class is returned to set a status bar. Setting this parameter to 0 will remove the status bar from the main window. A status bar can show information that can fall into any of the following three categories: ...

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