web browsing short cut

Dustin Cheung dustin299 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 03:30:57 CEST 2011


Hey,

I am looking into Tkinter. But i am not sure if it will actually work. This
maybe a crazy idea but i was wondering if i can put a web browser in the
frame. I have tried to use Tkinter to resize and place the windows to
certain areas of the screen but that's not working or the way im approaching
this problem is completely wrong. I want to make a program that will have
websites displayed in specific areas of the screen. I was planning on using
the program on the big screen. So is it possible to put the web browser
inside the frame in Tkinter?


On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 7:10 PM, Chris Rebert <clp2 at rebertia.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 6:21 PM, Dustin Cheung <dustin299 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey guys,
> > I am new to python. I want to make a shortcut that opens my websites
> > and re-sizes them to  display on different areas on the screen. I looked
> > around but i had no luck. Is that possible with python? if so can someone
> > point to to the right direction? Here is what I came up with so far..
>
> The window positioning+resizing bit will likely require using
> platform-specific APIs. Since you appear to be on Windows, the
> relevant library would be pywin32 (http://pypi.python.org/pypi/pywin32
> ). You would use it to invoke some COM API that does window
> positioning+resizing. I am unable to give more details as I'm on a
> Mac.
>
> Sidenote: Have you tried Firefox's "Bookmark All Tabs" feature?
>
> Cheers,
> Chris
>



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Dustin Cheung
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