StaticBoxSizer problems

Matthias Kluwe mkluwe at
Thu Mar 9 16:47:24 CET 2006


> Matthias Kluwe wrote:
>> I'd like to place several StaticBoxes in a frame, but I can't get it
>> right.

>> Consider the following code:
>> import wx
>> app = wx.PySimpleApp()
>> frame = wx.Frame(parent=None, title="Test")
>> box = wx.BoxSizer(wx.VERTICAL)
>> frame.SetSizer(box)
>> upper_box = wx.StaticBox(parent=frame, label="Upper Box")
>> box.Add(item=upper_box, flag=wx.GROW)
>    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> You should remiove this line.

Hmm. As I see it, this means constructing the StaticBox and not placing
it in the frame. Obviously, this does not help.

> [...]
>> What am I missing?
> Generally speaking what you appear to be missing is a methodical
> approach to GUI consruction. This reminds me of a lot of my early
> experiments with wxPython code :-)

"a methodical approach to GUI construction"? Please be more specific --
any hints are welcome. Clearly, the above is an experiment with
wxPython, not anything methodical. This may follow when I understand
how StaticBoxSizer works.


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