Anyone else find Tk akward?

David Konerding dek at
Sat Aug 14 20:53:48 EDT 1999

On Thu, 12 Aug 1999 15:42:03 -0700, Orlando Vazquez <ovazquez at> wrote:
>Is it just me, or is the way Tk organizes things on the window someone
>weird? I'm just starting to play around with it, and it has me puzzled.
>Wouldnt it be a lot easier to just use a coordinte system?
>For example put a button at (0,0) with length 10 and width 20 etc..
>Are there any reasons why it _has_ to be this way?

There are several geometry managers for Tk.  There's place, pack, and grid.
I liked grid because it gave me direct control over subwidget placement.
Since you can nest frames with different geometry managers, for example,
a grid frame with pack frames inside of it,  you've got the best of both

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