python QT and windows
boud at rempt.xs4all.nl
Mon Sep 25 19:10:00 CEST 2000
Cameron Laird <claird at starbase.neosoft.com> wrote:
> In article <8qgb9d$8od$1 at news1.xs4all.nl>,
> Boudewijn Rempt <boud at rempt.xs4all.nl> wrote:
> A bit of clarification: early Tkinter did not
> use native Windows widgets. Now Tkinter does
> (certainly with Python 1.5 and later).
> HOWEVER, while Tkinter uses Windows widgets for
> what it does, it doesn't offer all Windows widgets
> that a Win* developer might expect.
Well, that's the crux, I feel - while tkInter has two (that I know of)
very good high-level widgets - the canvas and the text editor - other
widgets have to be constructed in Python from more primitive tkInter
widgets. The difference in look & feel between a native Windows treeview
and the one from IDLE is considerable.
> I summarize: for Tkinter, what's there is native,
> but not everything native is there.
Boudewijn Rempt | http://www.valdyas.org
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