Tkinter.Text widget - how to get text cursor position?
noname9968 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 20:07:26 CET 2008
> Is it possible to get position (in numbers) of the insertion cursor? As
> I understood, Text widget uses mark named INSERT to store it, which is
> available globally by just referencing INSERT, but how could I get
> actual coordinate numbers of the mark?
> I need this because I want not just to insert string at, but to examine
> text before and after the insertion cursor. I can probably use .get() to
> extract the halves of text before and after cursor, but it'd be better
> just to know the position.
Problem was that it's missed in Tkinter reference: a GUI for Python
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