Using Tk code directly from Tkinter

Cameron Laird claird at starbase.neosoft.com
Tue Aug 27 14:25:40 CEST 2002


In article <3d6b496a at news01.datazug.ch>,
Volker Dobler <volker.dobler at vivastar.com> wrote:
>Hello,
>
>I'd like to use Tk code directly in Tkinter:
>gnuplot can produce plot output as Tk commands stored
>in a file 'plot.tk'. 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?
>
>Volker
>
>
>

Yes, it is possible to ask Tkinter to interpret Tcl
source.

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