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wxPython Sizers Tutorial: Using a GridBagSizer

In this tutorial, I will take my code from the GridSizer tutorial I wrote the other day and heavily modify it to display oddly shaped widgets in a GridBagSizer. The GridBagSizer is the most complex of the sizers. It subclasses the FlexGridSizer, so you can use all of it’s parent’s methods as well as those that the GridBagSizer adds. See the docs or use Python’s help() functionality for more information on said methods.

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wxPython Sizers Tutorial: Using a GridSizer

In my last post, I created a generic form in wxPython using only wx.BoxSizers for automatic sizing of my widgets. This time, I am adding on to my previous example using a wx.GridSizer to show the following:

  • How to right-align the icon and the label
  • How to vertically align the label with the text control
  • How to keep the text controls lined up no matter what the length of the labels are.

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