[Tkinter-discuss] Font control in tkMessageBox?
klappnase at web.de
Wed Apr 13 20:25:28 CEST 2005
On Wed, 13 Apr 2005 09:38:43 -0600
Stewart Midwinter <stewart.midwinter at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/13/05, Michael Lange <klappnase at web.de> wrote:
> > you can specify an application-wide default font which will be used by tkMessageBox , too.
> > >>> from Tkinter import *
> > >>> import tkMessageBox
> > >>> r = Tk()
> > >>> r.option_add('*font', 'Helvetica -12')
> > >>> tkMessageBox.showinfo(message='Hello')
> This seems to have no effect under WindowsXP.
I think under windows Tk uses native OS message boxes, the original poster asked about linux.
> I forgot to include the contents of my optionsDB:
> *font: Verdana 28
> *Label*font: Verdana 28 bold
> *background: yellow
> *Entry*background: white
> *Label*background: yellow
> *foreground: blue
> *tkMessageBox*background: yellow
> *Button*background: orange
> Setting options using option_add appears to have no effect for me.
I think option_add() *should* work, I don't have windows installed though, so I cannnot try it here.
I know you can use option_readfile() as well, but if you just want to change the default font
it seemed nicer to me if you don't need an extra file.
BTW, does this:
work under windows (under linux it surely does not)?
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