autoscrolling scrolledText widget

Martin Franklin MFranklin1 at gatwick.westerngeco.slb.com
Fri Mar 21 11:52:09 CET 2003


vector wrote:
> hi
> when text is inserted into a scrolledtext widget beyond its vertical 
> screen size, sure enough the scroll bars come up but you have to 
> manually scroll down to see the latest text.
> Surely there must be away of autoscrolling this???
> ie make the last line always visable
> 

Newer versions of Tk have a see method in their Text widget so try:-

textbox.see("end")

if this fails (because your version does not have a see method) then try:-

textbox.yview_pickplace("end")


You may also need to call update() on the widget after.....






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