[PyQt] Spacing between tabs in QTabWidget etc...

Selim Tuvi Selim.Tuvi at pdi.dreamworks.com
Fri Dec 11 17:03:16 GMT 2009

You should be able to use stylesheets to modify the tab margins. See the 
docs for details:


QTabBar::tab {
    margin-left: 5;

    margin-right: 5;


The docs also provide examples on how to change the background color.

Jebagnana Das wrote:
> Hi all,
>          I have two questions regarding QTabWidget..
>     1)Is it possible for us to leave space between the tab 
> headers(between tab1 and tab2 in the header in this picture)... 
> http://i48.tinypic.com/r2uhxf.jpg 
> <http://i48.tinypic.com/r2uhxf.jpg%20>  
> If yes could you tell me how it can be done??
>     2)Can we change the background color of only the headers(tab1 and 
> tab2) but not completely?? or shall we place a readymade image instead 
> of the tab header??
> Your suggestions are much awaited...
> Jeba 
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