tkinter resize question

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Sat Jul 18 03:20:13 CEST 2015

On 7/17/2015 6:42 PM, nickgeovanis at wrote:

> I don't think I've seen the "winfo_optioname()" construct in the
> python-side doc. For example Sec "Setting Options" in the
> tkinter chapter of the standard python Library Reference doesn't
> mention it or anything syntactically similar.

The docs are incomplete.

> I'm sure the usual
> disclaimer "see the tcl/tk docs" applies, but this seems more than a
> detail to me. Thanks for your help...Nick

Better yet, bookmark this tkinter reference (which I believe is 
mentioned at the top of the doc). It is only missing stuff new in 8.6.
The winfo functions are included in 26 Universal widget methods.
has some worked out examples. There is also a lot on Stackoverflow, 
which has a tkinter tag.

Terry Jan Reedy

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