wxPython : getting started

Colin J. Williams cjw at sympatico.ca
Tue Nov 29 20:31:20 CET 2005

David Sulc wrote:
> Hi !
> I've looked all over (internet, books, etc.) and I haven't found a very 
> good ressource to get started with wxPython (yes, I've been through 
> their tutorial).
> What I would basically like to do for starters is to be able to define 
> the main panel being displayed. For example :
> 1. wxFrame contains a wxPanel  (call it mainPanel).
> 2. mainPanel contains another panel (childPanelA)
> 3. another panel has been defined (childPanelB) but is not displayed 
> (the user can only see childPanelA inside mainPanel)
> 4. by clicking on a menu entry (for example), the displayed panel is now 
> childPanelA (which is inside mainPanel)
> So how do I do this ? I realize it's a very basic question, but it's 
> been driving me mad...
> Also, is there any good open source wxPython program that I could study ?
> Thanks for any help...

I'm dodging your question but you might find this soon to be released 
book helpful:

Also Boa Constructor is a helpful tool.

Colin W.

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