QFontDialog

The QFontDialog class provides a dialog widget for selecting a font. More

Inheritance diagram of PySide2.QtWidgets.QFontDialog

Synopsis

Functions

Signals

Static functions

  • def getFont (, initial[, parent=None[, title=””[, options=QFontDialog.FontDialogOptions()]]])

  • def getFont ([, parent=None])

Detailed Description

A font dialog is created through one of the static getFont() functions.

Examples:

(ok, font) = QFontDialog.getFont(QFont("Helvetica [Cronyx]", 10), self)
if ok:
    # the user clicked OK and font is set to the font the user selected
else:
    # the user canceled the dialog; font is set to the initial
    # value, in this case Helvetica [Cronyx], 10

The dialog can also be used to set a widget’s font directly:

myWidget.setFont(QFontDialog.getFont(0, myWidget.font()))

If the user clicks OK the font they chose will be used for myWidget, and if they click Cancel the original font is used.

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See also

QFont QFontInfo QFontMetrics QColorDialog QFileDialog Standard Dialogs Example

class QFontDialog([parent=None])

QFontDialog(initial[, parent=None])

param parent

QWidget

param initial

QFont

Constructs a standard font dialog.

Use setCurrentFont() to set the initial font attributes.

The parent parameter is passed to the QDialog constructor.

See also

getFont()

Constructs a standard font dialog with the given parent and specified initial font.

PySide2.QtWidgets.QFontDialog.FontDialogOption

This enum specifies various options that affect the look and feel of a font dialog.

For instance, it allows to specify which type of font should be displayed. If none are specified all fonts available will be listed.

Note that the font filtering options might not be supported on some platforms (e.g. Mac). They are always supported by the non native dialog (used on Windows or Linux).

Constant

Description

QFontDialog.NoButtons

Don’t display OK and Cancel buttons. (Useful for “live dialogs”.)

QFontDialog.DontUseNativeDialog

Use Qt’s standard font dialog on the Mac instead of Apple’s native font panel.

QFontDialog.ScalableFonts

Show scalable fonts

QFontDialog.NonScalableFonts

Show non scalable fonts

QFontDialog.MonospacedFonts

Show monospaced fonts

QFontDialog.ProportionalFonts

Show proportional fonts

See also

options setOption() testOption()

PySide2.QtWidgets.QFontDialog.currentFont()
Return type

QFont

Returns the current font.

PySide2.QtWidgets.QFontDialog.currentFontChanged(font)
Parameters

fontQFont

PySide2.QtWidgets.QFontDialog.fontSelected(font)
Parameters

fontQFont

static PySide2.QtWidgets.QFontDialog.getFont([parent=None])
Parameters

parentQWidget

Return type

PyTuple

This is an overloaded function.

Executes a modal font dialog and returns a font.

If the user clicks OK, the selected font is returned. If the user clicks Cancel, the Qt default font is returned.

The dialog is constructed with the given parent . If the ok parameter is not-null, the value it refers to is set to true if the user clicks OK, and false if the user clicks Cancel.

Example:

(ok, font) = QFontDialog.getFont(self)
if ok:
    # font is set to the font the user selected
else:
    # the user canceled the dialog; font is set to the default
    # application font, QApplication.font()

Warning

Do not delete parent during the execution of the dialog. If you want to do this, you should create the dialog yourself using one of the QFontDialog constructors.

static PySide2.QtWidgets.QFontDialog.getFont(initial[, parent=None[, title=""[, options=QFontDialog.FontDialogOptions()]]])
Parameters
  • initialQFont

  • parentQWidget

  • title – unicode

  • optionsFontDialogOptions

Return type

PyTuple

Executes a modal font dialog and returns a font.

If the user clicks OK, the selected font is returned. If the user clicks Cancel, the initial font is returned.

The dialog is constructed with the given parent and the options specified in options . title is shown as the window title of the dialog and initial is the initially selected font. If the ok parameter is not-null, the value it refers to is set to true if the user clicks OK, and set to false if the user clicks Cancel.

Examples:

(ok, font) = QFontDialog.getFont(QFont("Times", 12), self)
if ok:
    # font is set to the font the user selected
else:
    # the user canceled the dialog; font is set to the initial
    # value, in this case Times, 12.

The dialog can also be used to set a widget’s font directly:

myWidget.setFont(QFontDialog.getFont(0, myWidget.font()))

In this example, if the user clicks OK the font they chose will be used, and if they click Cancel the original font is used.

Warning

Do not delete parent during the execution of the dialog. If you want to do this, you should create the dialog yourself using one of the QFontDialog constructors.

PySide2.QtWidgets.QFontDialog.open(receiver, member)
Parameters
  • receiverQObject

  • member – str

Opens the dialog and connects its fontSelected() signal to the slot specified by receiver and member .

The signal will be disconnected from the slot when the dialog is closed.

PySide2.QtWidgets.QFontDialog.options()
Return type

FontDialogOptions

See also

setOptions()

PySide2.QtWidgets.QFontDialog.selectedFont()
Return type

QFont

Returns the font that the user selected by clicking the OK or equivalent button.

Note

This font is not always the same as the font held by the currentFont property since the user can choose different fonts before finally selecting the one to use.

PySide2.QtWidgets.QFontDialog.setCurrentFont(font)
Parameters

fontQFont

Sets the font highlighted in the QFontDialog to the given font .

PySide2.QtWidgets.QFontDialog.setOption(option[, on=true])
Parameters

Sets the given option to be enabled if on is true; otherwise, clears the given option .

See also

options testOption()

PySide2.QtWidgets.QFontDialog.setOptions(options)
Parameters

optionsFontDialogOptions

See also

options()

PySide2.QtWidgets.QFontDialog.testOption(option)
Parameters

optionFontDialogOption

Return type

bool

Returns true if the given option is enabled; otherwise, returns false.

See also

options setOption()