customize Tkinter window button~
claird at lairds.com
Thu Dec 4 13:44:06 CET 2003
In article <Xns9446DF6407689howardeegsoftwarecom at 18.104.22.168>,
Howard Lightstone <howard at eegsoftware.com> wrote:
>black <quiteblack at yahoo.com> wrote in
>news:mailman.89.1070511965.16879.python-list at python.org:
>> i am with Win2k and had built a window with Tkinter, it has 3 button
>> on its topright corner as common window, but what i want is just one
>> or tow of them. ie, is there any way i can configure the appearance
>> of minimize, maximize and close button ?
>Basically, no. Those buttons are a function of the Windows standard window
>creation logic. It is possible to add to or change those buttons (using
>ctypes) - but you are looking at some pretty hairy and poorly documented
>routines (such as the required callbacks for each button).
>What you CAN do is use the overrideredirect method to turn off the entire
>top bar and instead put one of your own (Tkinter) buttons there. Just
>don't forget to handle the (closing, moving the window, etc.,) events for
All true. Yet another possibility: leave the buttons
in place, but bind alternate actions to them.
Cameron Laird <claird at phaseit.net>
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