tkinter menu (newbie question)

Eric Brunel eric.brunel at pragmadev.com
Wed Jun 19 20:34:40 CEST 2002


Stephane Ninin wrote:

> Eric Brunel <eric.brunel at pragmadev.com> a tapote dans
> news:aeq0cv$p5g$1 at wanadoo.fr:
> 
>> 
>>> If I want to use several of these windows,
>>> can still use for base class Tk, instead of Frame ?
>> 
>> Nope: the instance of Tk is your main window. There should only be
>> one, and closing it will end your application. If you want to create
>> other windows, you should create instances of Toplevel.
>> 
> 
> So, what would be the easiest way to attach a menu to a window which is
> not the main window ? (that is which doesnot inherit from Tk class)
> 
> It seems that Frame class has no menu key,
> so I cannot use config(menu=...)
> for a class that would inherit for Frame...

Do not inherit from Frame. A frame is not a window: it's just an 
all-purpose container. Creating a frame (or an instance of a sub-class of 
frame) will create it in the main window (your instance of Tk). If you want 
to create your own classes for windows, create sub-classes of Toplevel.

HTH
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- Eric Brunel <eric.brunel at pragmadev.com> -
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