Tkinter: button (beginner question)
rnd at onego.ru
Thu Oct 4 15:58:28 CEST 2001
On Wed, 3 Oct 2001, Uwe Mayer wrote:
> the following was supposed to display a Tkinter button with an image on
> it (i.e for a toolbar):
> from Tkinter import *
> root = Tk()
- > b = Button(root,image='test.bmp')
img = PhotoImage("test.bmp")
b = Button(root, image=img)
b = Button(root, bitmap="@x1.xbm")
if you prefer xbm.
(I am not sure bmp works)
> where 'test.bmp' is an image in the same folder python interactive shell
> was started.
> however, pyhton aborts on the 3rd line with:
> >>> b = Button(root,image='x1.xbm')
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
> File "C:\Python21\lib\lib-tk\Tkinter.py", line 1817, in __init__
> Widget.__init__(self, master, 'button', cnf, kw)
> File "C:\Python21\lib\lib-tk\Tkinter.py", line 1756, in __init__
> TclError: image "x1.xbm" doesn't exist
> has anyone an idea what is going wrong here?
> for the reference: i am running python 2.1.1 on windows 2k.
> i read the Tkinter manual examples and i don't quite know why all
> Button, Canvas, etc. are put into a Frame widget rather than letting
> them stay in the "root = Tk()" widget, or Toplevel widget (-> Dialog
> window example). Where's the difference?
> Thanx in advance for comments.
Sincerely yours, Roman A.Suzi
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