Tk and focusing windows

Graham Ashton graz at
Fri Oct 26 12:52:34 CEST 2001

In article <M4DB7.2487$C26.133383 at>, "Matthew Dixon Cowles"
<matt at> wrote:

> Graham,
> Tkinter doesn't make it easy to get things displayed attractively during
> startup. I find that getting things to look the way I want often
> requires figuring out the right places to put calls to
> update_idletasks(). I'll append a small example that may help.

Thanks very much for the example - I'll have a play around with that now
and see if I can get it to work for me.

> Of course, once you've got the right incantation for your window
> manager, there's no guarantee that another window manager will do just
> the same thing in response to the same requests.

That's more than a bit depressing. I think I'm going to be looking at GTK
pretty soon. Thanks again...


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