[Tkinter-discuss] Minimizing a Python/Tk application
gerardo at computo-industrial.com.mx
Wed Sep 20 18:58:06 CEST 2006
Multiple threads are always trickier. On the other hand, wxpython could be
the solution, but I wish it could be done in Tk, because I already have
the multiplatform program written and it would save me redoing it just for
Windows. And also see my previous message.
On Sat, 16 Sep 2006, francois schnell wrote:
> On 16/09/06, Gerardo Juarez <gerardo at computo-industrial.com.mx> wrote:
> > An another question: how can I make this application appear on the tool
> > bar, next to the volume control, anti-virus software and similar
> > applications? I have searched and cannot find anything related.
> I was searching for that also but I believe it's impossible with tkinter
> according to this :
> > from Tkinter import *
> > root = Tk()
> > root.withdraw() # Hide the window
> > root.deiconify() # Unhide the window
> I'm using also deiconify for a windows app. It worked fine as long as I was
> in the "main thread" but I had random problems when using it from another
> thread (which I couldn't avoid).
> I'm trying/learning wxpython now for a proper systray control and to see how
> the "deiconification from another thread" behave.
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