How to change menu text with Tkinter?

Scott David Daniels scott.daniels at
Sun Oct 1 20:52:15 CEST 2006

Phil Schmidt wrote:
> Eric Brunel wrote:
>> But Marc's answer still applies: it's a lot of work for something that
>> will usually be configured once. So requiring to restart the tool when the
>> UI language changes should be acceptable.
> Thanks for the example, that helps.
> I agree with you and Marc regarding the language configuration method.
> The requirements aren't mine however - my customer wants the language
> selectable at runtime, so I'm kind of stuck with that.

You might also explain to the customer that of any menu elements are
ordered alphabetically, the result of changing the language will be
jarring to the user, as well as expensive to implement.

--Scott David Daniels
scott.daniels at

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