Quitting a Tkinter application with confirmation
p.c.j.kleiweg at rug.nl
Thu Nov 17 02:26:10 CET 2005
Fredrik Lundh schreef op de 16e dag van de slachtmaand van het jaar 2005:
> Peter Kleiweg wrote:
> > I want the program to behave identical if the 'close' button of
> > the application window is clicked. I tried the code below,
> > using a class derived from Tk that redefines the destroy
> > method. That seems to work. At least on Linux.
> > My questions:
> > Is this the correct and save way to do this? Will it work on any
> > operating system? Shouldn't I do some event capturing instead?
> the right way to do this is to implement a WM_DELETE_WINDOW
> protocol handler:
> in your case, adding
> root.protocol("WM_DELETE_WINDOW", root.destroy)
> to the right place should be enough.
Yes, that works.
By the way, this example ends the program with root.destroy().
I used root.quit(). Is there a reason for using one or the other,
or does it not matter?
Peter Kleiweg L:NL,af,da,de,en,ia,nds,no,sv,(fr,it) S:NL,de,en,(da,ia)
More information about the Python-list