wxPython: how to update a panel content/layout according to a variable content

F. GEIGER f.geiger at vol.at
Sat Nov 20 16:37:36 CET 2004

wxWindow has Update and Refresh methods. You can override the one of your
wxPanel, where you can call all its children to update/refresh themselves.
wxPanel's update could be triggered by a timer event, mouse event  or

I do such things preferably in timers owned by the widgets themselves.


"Lo?c Mah?" <loic.mahe at free.fr> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:27a5ac50.0411190819.3ad36f15 at posting.google.com...
> Hello
> I have a problem to update the content of a wx.Panel already displayed
> after changing a variable, used to define the wx.Panel content.
> I have the following elements in my code:
> DataList: is a list containing some data
> CustomPanel: is a derived class of wx.Panel,
> it contains one sizer which contains a smaller panel for each
> element of the DataList list
> After having displayed CustomPanel on the screen, the elements in
> DataList change (after a user action like clicking on button)
> I would like to refresh the CustomPanel to take into account the
> changes of the DataList list
> Is there a kind of Refresh/Update function which could update the
> CustomPanel so
> that evry sizers and panles contained by this CustomPanel are redrawn
> according to the current value of DataList ?
> or do you have to write your own update/refresh method for Panel and
> Windows objects ?
> and are you obliged to detroy the CustomPanel  object and re-create a
> new one?
> I would appreciate any hint/reference to do this, and also a code
> sample if possible.
> Thanks.
> Loïc

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