I have made a QGIS plugin (Python) and when I hover my mouse/cursor over the icon in QGIS the name of the plugin seem to be "Plugins Toolbar". I have searched all .py scripts in the directory of the plugin and can't find any reference to "Plugins Toolbar".

How do I change the name of this "icon text"?

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In your plugin.py file (or whatever you named the main file), look inside the initGui() function. You'll want to change the text parameter for the icon::

def initGui(self):
"""Create the menu entries and toolbar icons inside the QGIS GUI."""

icon_path = ':/plugins/example/icon.png'
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    You are quick, I was writing the same answer :). Just I want to add that the OP should reload the plugin using the Plugin Reloader to see the changes. – ahmadhanb Jan 25 at 10:55
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    @ahmadhanb - I had my coffee :). Thank you for your tip, the plugin should indeed be reloaded such as with the Plugin Reloader... plugin. – Joseph Jan 25 at 10:59
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    @SunTour Please accept the answer if it solved your problem. – ahmadhanb Jan 25 at 11:13
  • How do i "accept" the answer? I am a bit new here.. – SunTour Jan 26 at 13:00

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