tkinter: grid: expand and fill

richard_chamberlain richard_chamberlain at ntlworld.com
Tue Jul 25 08:21:12 CEST 2000


row_configure(0,weight=1)
column_configure(0,weight=1)

Richard

Dan Kuchler <kuchler at ajubasolutions.com> wrote in message
news:397CCB2D.DFD84326 at ajubasolutions.com...
> Keith Murphy wrote:
> >
> > here's my example that still doesn't work:
> >
> > class scrolledtext:
> >     def __init__(self, master, scrollflags=(NO,NO)):
> >         stxt = self.stxt = Frame(master)
> >         txt = Text(stxt, height=5)
> >         txt.grid(row=0, column=0, sticky=NSEW)
> >
> >         if scrollflags[0]:
> >             hbar = Scrollbar(stxt, orient=HORIZONTAL, takefocus=NO,
> > width=10)
> >             hbar.grid(row=1, column=0, sticky=W+E, columnspan=2)
> >             txt.config(xscrollcommand=hbar.set)
> >
> >         if scrollflags[1]:
> >             vbar = Scrollbar(stxt, orient=VERTICAL, takefocus=NO,
> > width=10)
> >             vbar.grid(row=0, column=1, sticky=N+S)
> >             txt.config(yscrollcommand=vbar.set)
> >
> > ...called with the following line:
> > statustxt = scrolledtext(sbar, (YES, YES))
> > where sbar is a frame.
> >
> > i want the text to fill the area except for the spots where the scroll
> > bars are.  i also want the window to be able to be resized.  help!
> >
> > thanks,
> > -->keith
> >
> > > > is there a way to make a frame, that's been formatted using grid,
> > > expand
> > > > to fill the space it is given?
>
> In tcl/tk this would be solved by making column 0 and
> row 0 have a weight of 1 and by making column 1 and row
> 1 have a weight of 0.
>
> This would be done using 'grid columnconfigure' and 'grid
> rowconfigure' in combination with the sticky code that you
> already added.
>
> If you can find the python equivalent of setting the weight
> of the columns and rows, I think your code should work.
>
> --Dan





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