[Tkinter-discuss] how to hit enter and get the Entry() text
alexnbryan at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 17:19:11 CEST 2008
Guilherme Polo wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 1:59 AM, Alexnb <alexnbryan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Okay, so I am new to Tkinter, and can't figure out how to get the text
>> out of
>> my Entry() text box. I know I can make a button or something like that
>> they click it and I get it. But what I want to do is have the user typing
>> the box, and then they hit "return" or "enter" and that also gets it for
> You have to bind <Return> to your entry widget.
>> e = Entry(root, width=25)
>> Button1 = Button(root, command=get)
>> def get():
>> print e.get()
> I'm sure you have defined this function "get" before that point since
> that code would fail.
>> Something like that, only I want to eliminate the button, and make it to
>> where the user hits enter in the text box and it does the get() function.
> def get(event):
> print event.widget.get()
> e = Entry(root, width=25)
> e.bind('<Return>', get)
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It worked, but I thought I already tried that.. I guess I had done it wrong
or something. Thanks alot!
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