tkinter manual question

Richard Townsend richard at
Mon Nov 29 23:38:08 CET 2004

On 29 Nov 2004 13:58:05 -0800, Sean McIlroy wrote:

> The 'Canvas Methods' section of the online Intro to Tkinter
> (
> refers (without explanation) to something called "bbox". What is this?

Do you mean this section ?

bbox(items) => tuple, bbox() => tuple

    Returns the bounding box for the given items. If the specifier is
omitted, the bounding box for all items are returned. Note that the
bounding box is approximate and may differ a few pixels from the real


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