Access database - GUI - Python - I need architectural advice

Ben Finney ben+python at
Thu Nov 28 07:51:19 CET 2013

Chris Angelico <rosuav at> writes:

> On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 4:55 PM, jm.almeras <jm.almeras at> wrote:
> > These are good ideas. But looking precisely at widgets I will need,
> > is one of the GUI builders capable of offering :

The term “GUI builder” to me implies an interactive tool for building a
GUI. I think you are referring, instead, to a GUI library.

> > 1) the use of tabs in a form (that excludes Tkinter I believe)

Tkinter includes the modern “ttk” widget set. You can use the Notebook
widget <URL:> to get
a collection of exclusive-display panels activated by tabs.

> > 2) dimensionable and editable arrays of columns and rows like when
> > you open a table under Access.

I'm not aware of a widget in Tkinter which can do that.

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