[Idle-dev] tabs, ttk theme and co

Guilherme Polo ggpolo at gmail.com
Thu Aug 7 16:20:16 CEST 2008

On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 11:31 PM, Guilherme Polo <ggpolo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I've been working on a public-but-unknown idlelib branch to add
> support for tabs, ttk themes (new in tk8.5 or when using tile) and
> today I consider a good day to ask you to give it a try.
> * The branch I'm working can be visited here:
> http://svn.python.org/view/sandbox/trunk/ttk-gsoc/src/idlelib
> * For checkout the address is a bit different:
> http://svn.python.org/projects/sandbox/trunk/ttk-gsoc/src/idlelib
> * If you only want a big patch to patch your own branch the direct
> link for download is:
> http://svn.python.org/view/*checkout*/sandbox/trunk/ttk-gsoc/src/tabs_ttk_and_co.diff?rev=65542

I've fixed some things today, specially one regarding "Search in Files
Dialog" which was broken before and also removed the .diff file from
the repository. This patch is now available for download only at

So.. any chances someone tried it yet ?

> If you are going to download the patch, let me tell you that I have
> tried patching the idlelib in python-trunk (2.6b2) with this patch and
> it works, except with a minor and nearly irrelevant reject in
> idlever.py
> Some considerations:
> - To use Ttk features, I have done a wrapper and you can download the
> latest version accessing http://pypi.python.org/pypi/pyttk
> - PyShell continues in a single for window, I considered it to be
> special enough to not allow other tabs being created on its window;
> - The patch is not small, and I'm not totally sure that things will
> just work since I've been the only tester, so I suggest to not try
> doing so much reviewing right now.
> Thanks,

-- Guilherme H. Polo Goncalves

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