steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Mar 10 20:25:03 CET 2006
Matthias Kluwe wrote:
> Steve Holden wrote:
>>Did you actually try removing the line and running the program?
> I tried, of course :-) Removing the line
> box.Add(item=upper_box, flag=wx.GROW)
> yields the remaining program
> import wx
> app = wx.PySimpleApp()
> frame = wx.Frame(parent=None, title="Test")
> box = wx.BoxSizer(wx.VERTICAL)
> upper_box = wx.StaticBox(parent=frame, label="Upper Box")
> upper_sizer = wx.StaticBoxSizer(upper_box)
> upper_sizer.Add(wx.Button(parent=frame, label="Button"))
>>>Hmm. As I see it, this means constructing the StaticBox and not placing
>>>it in the frame. Obviously, this does not help.
>>Guess what: the button appears inside the static box sizer. And your problem
>>with that would be ... ?
> ... the StaticBox not being displayed.
But the StaticBox *is* displayed when I run the program under Windows,
at least. What platform are you running on?
>>>"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.
>>Well, "methodical" would seem to include testing the suggestions of
>>well-meaning fellow netizens, for a start, rather than using your
>>psychic powers to predict results.
> No prediction needed :-) I can't see how I have suggested you're not
I didn't take any such inference from your response. I am slightly
confused that the program doesn't run for you, however. Here's the exact
source I ran:
app = wx.PySimpleApp()
frame = wx.Frame(parent=None, title="Test")
box = wx.BoxSizer(wx.VERTICAL)
upper_box = wx.StaticBox(parent=frame, label="Upper Box")
upper_sizer = wx.StaticBoxSizer(upper_box)
The upper_box is displayed because it's presented as an argument to the
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