Display a label while pressing the button in my GUI

Meeran Rizvi hmmeeranrizvi18 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 09:55:56 EST 2017


On Monday, January 30, 2017 at 8:19:47 PM UTC+5:30, Peter Otten wrote:
> Meeran Rizvi wrote:
> 
> > On Monday, January 30, 2017 at 12:02:40 PM UTC+5:30, Meeran Rizvi wrote:
> >> Hello Guys,
> >> Here i am creating a GUI which will act as a search engine that will find
> >> the results from the browser and save the results as a xls file. When i
> >> typed something in my search box and click the (GO)button.It should
> >> display search in progress.when the file is saved it should display done.
> >> How to do that? My button gets hung for a seconds.We should give any
> >> timeout for that?
> >> 
> >> Here is my script
> >> <python>
> >> from Tkinter import *
> >> import mechanize
> >> def clear_search(event):
> >>     search.delete(0,END)
> >> obj = Tk()
> >> Label = Label(obj,text="Top Findings:",font="-weight bold")
> >> search = Entry(obj,width=100)
> >> search.insert(0, "Enter the value to search")
> >> search.bind("<Button-1>", clear_search)
> >> def fun():
> >>     new = search.get()
> >>     url = "http://duckduckgo.com/html"
> >>     br = mechanize.Browser()
> >>     br.set_handle_robots(False)
> >>     br.open(url)
> >>     br.select_form(name="x")
> >>     br["q"] = str(new)
> >>     res = br.submit()
> >>     content = res.read()
> >>     with open("result1.xls", "w") as f:
> >>         f.write(content)
> >> fun()
> >> Go = Button(obj,text="GO",width=5,command=fun)
> >> Label.pack()
> >> search.pack()
> >> Go.pack()
> >> mainloop()
> >> </python>
> > 
> > It is possible to display the output in my GUI itself?
> 
> Instead of the strings "searching", "writing result", and "done" you could 
> put search results into the queue and display them in a Text widget. To 
> signal when you're done you can use an out-of-band value, typically None.
> 
> See also <http://effbot.org/zone/tkinter-threads.htm>.

I just want to save it as a xls file and also from xls file i need to get the data and display in a text box.
 


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