A Simple Menu , Stretching the Window Width--Tkinter

W. eWatson notvalid2 at sbcglobal.net
Wed Mar 4 05:58:40 CET 2009


John Posner wrote:
>  >> 
>  >> I'd like to create a simple Menu bar with one item in it, 
>  >> say, called "My 
>  >> Menu", and have a few submenu items on it like "Change 
>  >> Data" and "Exit". I 
>  >> can do that but I'd like the title I put on the enclosing 
>  >> window to be 
>  >> completely visible. The title is, for example, "Hello, out 
>  >> there. This is a 
>  >> simple menu". Presently the window shrinks in width the 
>  >> accommodate "My 
>  >> Menu", and I see "Hello, out th". How do I force the width 
>  >> to accommodate 
>  >> the whole title?
> 
> If you're having trouble with the size of the overall ("root" or "toplevel")
> window, this might help:
> 
>   rootwin = Tk()
>   # width=500, height=350, upper-left-corner at (50,50) -- revise to suit
>   rootwin.geometry('500x350+50+50')
>   rootwin.resizable(False, False)
>   rootwin.title("Hello, out there")
> 
> -John
> 
> 
> 
> 
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Yep, that works. Thanks.

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