[portland] Tkinter Question

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Tue Mar 8 16:31:27 CET 2011

sean marcia wrote:
> Hey Pythonistas,
> I have a couple questions that I am hoping for some help/advice on.
> I am in the process of coding up a small voting app for a professor of mine. The 
> app, when completed, will send the students some info which they will vote on. 
> So for example, the student will see something like "You are a member of the 
> Triangle party. You received advertising from the Circle party. Who do you wish 
> to vote for? Circle, Triangle, Abstain." The admin app which the professor will 
> use will set the number of iterations for the voting game, the chance of getting 
> advertising, etc.
> So my first question has to do with tkinter which I am using to build the gui. 
> Is it possible to adjust the size of input boxes in tkinter?

Yes.  Are you looking to resize as the entire app resizes, or to resize 
as the content grows/shrinks?  Are these input boxes editable by the 
student, or is the content solely from the professor?


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