Exploring Python for next desktop GUI Project

Zachary Ware zachary.ware+pylist at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 21:10:46 CEST 2014


On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 1:51 PM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 4:33 AM, Zachary Ware
> <zachary.ware+pylist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Windows, at least, ttk comes very very close to [a 100% native look].
>
> What exactly does that mean? The Windows default UI changed
> significantly from W2K -> XP -> Win8, and each time, it's possible to
> revert to the old styling; does ttk follow the rest of the OS in that?
> And if so, does it achieve that by restricting you to a vicious subset
> of functionality that can actually be implemented natively, or does it
> try to reimplement as appropriate?

It appears that ttk follows the rest of the OS just fine (just tested
on Win7, switching back and forth to the "classic Windows" theme), and
as yet I've not run into any restrictions because of it.

-- 
Zach



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