wxPython question: wxChoice object wrongheaded?

Steve Holden sholden at bellatlantic.net
Thu Mar 9 22:24:25 CET 2000


Excellent - thanks very much!

regards
 Steve

Riaan Booysen wrote:
> 
> Steve Holden wrote:
> 
> > I tried creating a wxChoice (Windows drop-down) object assuming that
> > size and position would be optional arguments, and was surprised to
> > see:
> >
> > Traceback (innermost last):
> >   [yada yada yada]
> >   File "TaskRecord.py", line 43, in MakeBox
> >     self.PrjChoice = wxChoice(self, PROJECT, ProjectList)
> >   File "c:\program files\python\wxPython\controls.py", line 167, in __init__
> >     self.this = apply(controlsc.new_wxChoice,_args,_kwargs)
> > TypeError: Expected a 2-tuple of integers or a wxPoint object.
> >
> > When I change the offending line 43 to
> >
> >     self.PrjChoice = wxChoice(self, PROJECT,
> >                               wxPoint(0,20), wxSize(-1,-1), ProjectList)
> >
> > the program runs correctly.  The position and size don't actually seem to
> > be actioned.  In the C++ documentation the pos and size parameters are
> > also required.  Anyone explain the logic here, or is this a feature?
> 
> Actually the pos and size parameters are not required if you're satisfied
> with default values.
> To only specify the list you have to use a keyword argument:
> 
>      self.PrjChoice = wxChoice(self, PROJECT, choices = ProjectList)
> 
> Riaan

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