tkInter - Achieving a particular control layout...

Steve Holden sholden at holdenweb.com
Fri Sep 29 00:23:21 CEST 2000


Tobe wrote:
> 
> Hi..
> 
> I have a tool bar in an app. of mine made from a frame in a window... I'd
> like to have the following button layout..
> 
> (Put your fixed width glasses on)....
> 
> +---------------------------------+
> |+--------+-------------+--------+|
> ||====    |  ==== ====  |        ||
> ||=B1=    |  =B2= =B3=  |        ||
> ||====    |  ==== ====  |        ||
> |+--------+-------------+--------+|
> +---------------------------------+
> 
> My first thoughts were to have 3 frames within the toolbar in grid columns
> 0, 1 and 2 to separate the parent into 3 equal parts.. put a button in 0,
> sticky at W, 2 more in 1 and nothing in 2 then pack the toolbar with expand
> = X..
> 
I seem to remember it's difficult to get a frame with nothing in it to
occupy any space at all when using grid or pack.

Or is there something "irrelevant" in that right-hand frame that you
didn't mention?


> Unfortunately this doesn't seem to be working for me.. can anyone help me
> out here.. ??
> 
> Thanks..
> 
> t o b e
> Orchestream
> London

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