Problem getting a file pathname with tkFileDialog

Eric Brunel eric_brunel at
Thu Nov 9 09:14:10 CET 2006

On Wed, 08 Nov 2006 20:01:08 +0100, <cdroulers at> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am working on a school project that requires me to get the path of a
> filename for future treatment.
> I've tried getting a file with tkFileDialog.askopenfile.
> ********************************************
> import tkFileDialog
> file = tkFileDialog.askopenfile()
> print file
> ********************************************
> It prints the opened files stuff, but I just can not find how to get
> that path as a string. I've searched around google and the present
> group, and found no documentation on the file class used with
> tkFileDialog. Does someone have a solution for that?

Use tkFileDialog.askopenfilename?

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