ANN: gui_support, a convenience library for wxPython

Mike Driscoll kyosohma at
Thu Oct 23 22:03:25 CEST 2008

On Oct 23, 2:14 pm, Joe Strout <j... at> wrote:
> On Oct 23, 2008, at 11:50 AM, Stef Mientki wrote:
> > gui_support is library for easy creation of GUI designs in wxPython.
> >  ...
> > Brief documentation can be found here
> >
> That's neat -- thank you for making it available.  I've just recently  
> been working through some wxPython tutorials, and wondered if there  
> was a simple text-based layout definition format that would let me  
> define my interfaces in a simpler manner.
> Your page says that the layout is defined in a docstring, but in the  
> sample code, it's actually just in a regular string literal.  That's  
> nice -- it means that we could read the layout from a file, for  
> example, or even make a dynamic editor where we edit the layout string  
> in one window, and view the result in real time in another window.
> Is this layout format -- where indentation shows containment, and with  
> the name/type/attributes  for each item on a line -- any sort of  
> standard, or just something you guys made up?
> Thanks very much,
> - Joe

You might also look at XRC:

I know a number of the people on the wxPython user's group use it.


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