Using Tk code directly from Tkinter

Cameron Laird claird at
Tue Aug 27 14:25:40 CEST 2002

In article <3d6b496a at>,
Volker Dobler <volker.dobler at> wrote:
>I'd like to use Tk code directly in Tkinter:
>gnuplot can produce plot output as Tk commands stored
>in a file ''. Basically a procedure gnuplot is defined
>which needs a canvas widget. Calling this procedure will
>draw the plot in the given canvas.  Is it possible to feed
>such a file into Tk via Tkinter or would it be easier to
>write a new terminal for gnuplot which outputs Tkinter
>code to be execed in Python?

Yes, it is possible to ask Tkinter to interpret Tcl

There are a couple of ways to go about this.  Does
  import Tkinter"source myscript.tcl")
give you the start you want? 

Cameron Laird <Cameron at>

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