OS X Menubar in Tkinter

Noble Bell noblebell at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 03:34:33 CEST 2014


On Monday, October 20, 2014 5:47:14 AM UTC-5, Noble Bell wrote:
> On Sunday, October 19, 2014 7:49:34 PM UTC-5, Ned Deily wrote:
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> > In article <a876c046-18aa-4332-bc9a-b1d1181f2b4c at googlegroups.com>,
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> >  Noble Bell <noblebell at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > > I am using Python 3.4 on Mac OS X and Tinter 8.5. Does anyone have any code 
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> > > that they would share with me on how to remove the "Python" menu in the 
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> > > menubar at the top next to the "apple'? 
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> > > I would like to have the name of my program there instead and my menu. I can 
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> > > add menus but not sure how to do the special menubar. Any help would be 
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> > > appreciated.
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> > The name that shows up in the menu is derived by OS X from the 
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> > application name in the executing application bundle.  If you don't 
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> > package your program up as an OS X application bundle, defaults will be 
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> > used; in the case of Python OS X framework builds, Python provides a 
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> > Python.app within the framework to allow the Python process to be 
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> > automatically promoted to a full OS X gui process.  Probably the 
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> > simplest approach is to use py2app to create a double-clickable app with 
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> > the name you want.  There's an example in an answer to a similar 
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> > question on Stackoverflow.  And there are some old but still relevant 
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> > details documented in the Tcl/TkAqua FAQ.
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> > https://pypi.python.org/pypi/py2app
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> > 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,
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> >  nad at acm.org
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> 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.

Creating the app with py2app fixed my problem. 



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