[Idle-dev] Submitted Guilherme Polo's enhancement

Bruce Sherwood basherwo at ncsu.edu
Fri Oct 15 15:34:46 CEST 2010

The following statement is executed in macosxSupport.py, which I
assume was an attempt to override, but it's unsuccessful:

root.bind('<<close-all-windows>>', flist.close_all_callback)

Bruce Sherwood

On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 6:17 AM, Kevin Walzer <kw at codebykevin.com> wrote:
> Tk on the Mac has a built in command called ::tk::mac::Quit, which
> corresponds to the "quit" Apple event. If this command is not defined, then
> I believe the default behavior for Tk on the Mac is to quit (when accessed
> from the menu--not sure about Command-Q). I think the right way to manage
> this in IDLE would be to do something like this:
> root.createcommand('::tk::mac::Quit', <insert IDLE's shutdown function
> here>)
> This will map whatever function IDLE calls to prompt the user to save data
> before closing, to the Apple quit event.
> (Sorry I don't have time to submit a patch, but hopefully this can point
> someone in the right direction.)
> --Kevin
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