Tkinter: Query system preferences colors
phlip_cpp at my-deja.com
Tue Aug 27 02:30:02 CEST 2002
Thanks to you and the other poster(s), however...
"Jeff Epler" wrote:
> >>> i = c.create_rectangle((10, 10, 40, 40),
Observe you used Canvas.option_get(). This did not work (to query the default
setting); the prop comes back blank.
If I create a Listbox (and then never pack it), it has the correct prop.
If I >have< a Listbox, I might as well call cget('selectbackground') on it.
This means I'm using a Listbox as a trick to get the system properties. I can
Finally, .Xdefaults contains only a smattering of settings for cheesy legacy
apps such as emacs and vim; it is not a preferences registry.
So, the gap in documentation remains, but the workaround obeys Python's usual
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