overrideredirect vs. text entry etc. widget

kernus kernus at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 04:10:58 CEST 2009

I did, no luck.

but I will keep trying..., :P

I will let you know if some trick works.

Sean DiZazzo wrote:
> On Sep 15, 10:20 pm, kernus <ker... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sep 15, 11:42 am, Sean DiZazzo <half.ital... at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > > Whats interesting is that if you call overrideredirect from a button
> > > command, it works as expected.  Well, at least the text entry field
> >
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^so, Sean, you know how to *click this magic button in
> > the programming way*?
> >
> Did you try it?  Did it work?
> I tried, using button.invoke(), and a few less obvious ways
> (self.tk.call()...), but couldn't do it programatically.  I don't
> understand why manually clicking the button in the gui is any
> different than calling it's function, or calling invoke().  I'd be
> interested to know.
> I also tried calling it from a different thread, or giving the gui
> some time to initialize before calling it.  No love.  Only manually
> clicking it seems to work.
> I also found some documentation that clearly states "overrideredirect
> might not work on some platforms."  So I guess I have one of those
> platforms!
> ~Sean

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