OS X Menubar in Tkinter

Noble Bell noblebell at gmail.com
Mon Oct 20 12:47:01 CEST 2014


On Sunday, October 19, 2014 7:49:34 PM UTC-5, Ned Deily wrote:
> In article <a876c046-18aa-4332-bc9a-b1d1181f2b4c at googlegroups.com>,
> 
>  Noble Bell <noblebell at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > I am using Python 3.4 on Mac OS X and Tinter 8.5. Does anyone have any code 
> 
> > that they would share with me on how to remove the "Python" menu in the 
> 
> > menubar at the top next to the "apple'? 
> 
> > 
> 
> > I would like to have the name of my program there instead and my menu. I can 
> 
> > add menus but not sure how to do the special menubar. Any help would be 
> 
> > appreciated.
> 
> 
> 
> The name that shows up in the menu is derived by OS X from the 
> 
> application name in the executing application bundle.  If you don't 
> 
> package your program up as an OS X application bundle, defaults will be 
> 
> used; in the case of Python OS X framework builds, Python provides a 
> 
> Python.app within the framework to allow the Python process to be 
> 
> automatically promoted to a full OS X gui process.  Probably the 
> 
> simplest approach is to use py2app to create a double-clickable app with 
> 
> the name you want.  There's an example in an answer to a similar 
> 
> question on Stackoverflow.  And there are some old but still relevant 
> 
> details documented in the Tcl/TkAqua FAQ.
> 
> 
> 
> https://pypi.python.org/pypi/py2app
> 
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8695926/remove-default-python-submenu-
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> with-tkinter-menu-on-mac-osx
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> http://wiki.tcl.tk/12987
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> 
> 
> -- 
> 
>  Ned Deily,
> 
>  nad at acm.org

Thank you. I will take a look at all that this afternoon. Seems like I might have seen that post on stack overflow but not for sure.



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