bind in Tkinter

VK "myname" at example.invalid
Fri Jun 10 23:08:57 CEST 2005


Shankar Iyer (siyer at Princeton.EDU) wrote:
> I believe the quit function is built in.  Anyway, I get the same type of error if I substitute a function that I have defined.
> 
> Shankar
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: VK <myname at example.invalid>
> Date: Friday, June 10, 2005 4:53 pm
> Subject: Re: bind in Tkinter
> 
> 
>>Shankar Iyer (siyer at Princeton.EDU) wrote:
>>
>>>I have been trying to learn how to associate keyboard events with 
>>
>>actions taken by a Python program using Tkinter.  From what I've 
>>read online, it seems that this is done with the bind methods.  In 
>>one of my programs, I have included the following:
>>
>>>self.enternumber = Entry(self)
>>>self.enternumber.bind("<Return>",self.quit)
>>>self.enternumber.pack({"side":"top"})
>>>
>>>It seems to me that, as a result of this code, if the enternumber 
>>
>>Entry widget is selected and then the <Return> key is pressed, then 
>>the program should quit.  Indeed, it seems that the program does 
>>attempt to quit, but instead an error message appears claiming that 
>>quit() takes 1 argument but 2 are given.  I get the same type of 
>>error if I replace self.quit with some function that I have 
>>written.  I am not sure how to fix this problem and hope that 
>>someone here can spot my error.  Thanks for your help.
>>
>>>Shankar
>>>
>>>
>>
>>Have you defined quit function?
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>>
> 
> 

for built-in you don't need *self*

If you define yours, try

def quit(self,event=0)



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