setting the font in Tkinter

Bernhard Herzog herzog at online.de
Sun Sep 17 16:58:38 CEST 2000


rickp at telocity.com (Rick Pasotto) writes:

> This didn't work for me on linux. I got from the traceback:
> 
>     root.tk.call("option","*Font","Helvetica -24")
> 	TclError: bad option "*Font": must be add, clear, get, or readfile

How about 

   root.option_add("*Font", "Helvetica -24")


It's usually better to call the appropriate methods instead of accessing
the tk attribute directly.

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