Display a label while pressing the button in my GUI

Meeran Rizvi hmmeeranrizvi18 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 09:58:54 EST 2017


On Monday, January 30, 2017 at 8:26:07 PM UTC+5:30, Meeran Rizvi wrote:
> 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.

Or either i just display the output in my text widget and also save it as an xls file


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