Q. on Introduction to Tkinter

fredrik at pythonware.com fredrik at pythonware.com
Tue Mar 14 14:10:16 CET 2000

Wayne <infotechsys at pivot.net> wrote:
> "Note that the 'name' option can only be set when
> the widget is created."  Does "name" refer to the
> 'option = value" pair?

"the 'name' option" refers to a special option called
"name", which is described back in chapter three (see
"more on widget names").

> Second,  If one does not define an "option = value"
> at creation of the widget, does that mean you can
> not use config () to set the value later?

nope.  the "name" option is special; it can *only*
be specified when you create the widget.  all other
options can be modified at any time.


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