python GUI without windowhandle
Brian E Gallew
geek+ at andrew.cmu.edu
Tue Sep 4 17:31:24 CEST 2001
Then <marcus.nilsson at emw.ericsson.se> spoke up and said:
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> Does anybody know how to create a python-GUI without a windowhandle.
> When I say windowhandle, I mean the windowmanager's upper bar of the
> main window that makes it possible to grab the window, iconify it, close
> it, resize it etc. I probably should tell you that I'm experimenting
> with python on a UNIX-workstation running a CDE window manager.
Window decorations are a function of the window manager. If you are
using the python XLIB stuff, the best you can do is mark a window as
transient. Most window managers default to "no decorations other than
border" for transient windows. Tkinter may allow you to create
windows with transient properties. Now that I think about it, there's
probably a toolkit-dependent method of creating transient windows for
every GUI toolkit out there. So you'll have to RTFM for your toolkit
(since you didn't actually tell us which toolkit you're using).
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