[Tkinter-discuss] how to get all the text from a text widget?
darr_low at yahoo.com
Thu May 15 02:12:52 CEST 2008
Thanks for the tip!
Guilherme Polo wrote:
> Snakey <darr_low <at> yahoo.com> writes:
>> I created a text widget to allow my users to enter some lines of text.
>> Now I
>> need to dump all the text contents into a string variable. How can i do
> Supposing you have no tags, you could do:
> text.get('1.0', 'end') # text is your text widget
> The first parameter is the index1 specifying where to start looking for
> and the other parameter is the index2, where to stop looking for text (one
> before it). Lines are numbered from 1 and columns from 0, that is why I
> '1.0' (which is accepted as an index), and 'end' is an special index which
> indicates the end of the text.
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