Tkinter Pmw question

Matthew Dixon Cowles matt at
Fri Sep 21 21:19:16 CEST 2001

On Fri, 21 Sep 2001 20:51:35 +0200, Janos Blazi <jblazi at>

>The following statement does not work:
>    z=Pmw.EntryField(fr_r,labelpos='w',label_text='xxx:',

>When I pack z, it is displayed but I cannot enter anything (and the
>entry field is light read or maybe pink). If I change the validate
>option to None, it works.


Dear JB,
The problem is that it's impossible to satisfy the validator's
requirements with the user's first character. If you set min to zero
or add "minstrict": 0 to your validation dictionary, I think it will
work as you expect.


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