tkinter: Round Button - Any idea?

George Trojan george.trojan at
Mon Aug 25 18:13:23 CEST 2008

akineko wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I'm trying to implement a virtual instrument, which has buttons and
> displays, using Tkinter+Pmw.
> One of items on the virtual instrument is a round button.
> This is imitating a tact switch.
> Tkinter has a Button class, which I can assign a button image.
> However, when the button is depressed, the rectangle is sunken (rather
> than the round button).
> Probably I need to prepare two images, normal one and depressed one,
> and implement all button behaviours by myself.
> But before reinventing everything by myself, I'm wondering if there is
> an easy way to implement or there is existing widget example of such
> button.
> So far, I couldn't find any good examples.
> Any suggestions are highly appreciated.
> Best regards,
> Aki Niimura

This is Perl, but it might be worthwhile to take a look at implementation.


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