Tkinter - getting canvas window size

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Tue Sep 18 19:41:51 CEST 2001

Rick Pasotto wrote:
> Why do the print statements in the following program show zero?

"cget" returns the option value as specified (or in this case, the
default value), not the actual size.

> How can I figure out the size of the frame?

Use winfo_width/height (current size) or winfo_reqwidth/reqheight
(requested size).  the latter is usually what you want.

more info here:
=> Window Related Information


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