tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Jul 17 01:06:55 CEST 2009
Peter Otten wrote:
> Terry Reedy wrote:
>> Help on method postscript:
>> postscript(self, *args, **kw) method of turtle.ScrolledCanvas instance
>> is spectacularly useless.
This is from interactive help.
That method, following your lead, is how I got to .postscript.
The doc says
" Return the Canvas of this TurtleScreen. Useful for insiders who know
what to do with a Tkinter Canvas."
> The module is a bit messy, but the accompanying documentation seems OK to
?? I am not an 'insider' ;-).
>> I did not see anything similar in the list of
>> about 100 attributes.
Of Canvas, mostly methods. I can understand that no one who could write
decent doc strings for the 100 methods has actually volunteered to do so.
>The image_type of the canvas is 'photo bitmap' but
>> I see no method to write that.
> That's probably a bitmap that you can draw on the canvas. The Canvas is
> actually that of Tkinter, and according to
> it writes Encapsulated Postscript 3.0. Also:
> $ file tmp.ps
> tmp.ps: PostScript document text conforming DSC level 3.0, type EPS
> Try changing the file extension from .ps to .eps.
I will. Thank you.
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