QSpacerItem

The QSpacerItem class provides blank space in a layout. More

Inheritance diagram of PySide2.QtWidgets.QSpacerItem

Synopsis

Functions

Detailed Description

Normally, you don’t need to use this class directly. Qt’s built-in layout managers provide the following functions for manipulating empty space in layouts:

Class

Functions

QHBoxLayout

addSpacing() , addStretch() , insertSpacing() , insertStretch()

QGridLayout

setRowMinimumHeight() , setRowStretch() , setColumnMinimumWidth() , setColumnStretch()

class PySide2.QtWidgets.QSpacerItem(w, h[, hData=QSizePolicy.Minimum[, vData=QSizePolicy.Minimum]])
param w

int

param h

int

param hData

Policy

param vData

Policy

Constructs a spacer item with preferred width w , preferred height h , horizontal size policy hPolicy and vertical size policy vPolicy .

The default values provide a gap that is able to stretch if nothing else wants the space.

PySide2.QtWidgets.QSpacerItem.changeSize(w, h[, hData=QSizePolicy.Minimum[, vData=QSizePolicy.Minimum]])
Parameters

Changes this spacer item to have preferred width w , preferred height h , horizontal size policy hPolicy and vertical size policy vPolicy .

The default values provide a gap that is able to stretch if nothing else wants the space.

Note that if is called after the spacer item has been added to a layout, it is necessary to invalidate the layout in order for the spacer item’s new size to take effect.

See also

invalidate()

PySide2.QtWidgets.QSpacerItem.sizePolicy()
Return type

PySide2.QtWidgets.QSizePolicy

Returns the size policy of this item.