File Manager in Tkinter

John John
Tue Aug 10 18:43:12 CEST 2010

On Tue, 10 Aug 2010 09:20:31 -0700 (PDT), Jeff  Hobbs
<jeff.hobbs at> wrote:

>On Aug 9, 9:53 pm, John wrote:
>> As a learning exercise in Tkinter I htought about making a very simple
>> and basic file manager for my own use. I tried searching google for
>> any sample project and could not find anything. Not exactly  sure how
>> to start I tought I could ask here?
>> I thought about making two listboxes one to list folders only the
>> other files inside. I tried to make one listbox first but did not know
>> how to list folders only.
>Filter with os.path.isdir()
>> Is there a way to list folders with images?
>> Any suggestions or help how to proced would be appreciated.
>If you are using a Tkinter with Ttk (Tk 8.5), then use the treeview
>For more advanced needs, there is a Tk extension called tktreectrl
>that does some very cool views and has lots of controls:

My python is version 2.6.5.  Would you recomend I upgrade and if yes
to which version?

from tkinter import ttk

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<pyshell#0>", line 1, in <module>
    from tkinter import ttk
ImportError: No module named tkinter

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