[Tkinter-discuss] New member howdy And is there a better way to use Buttons ?
ggpolo at gmail.com
Thu Jun 12 20:22:40 CEST 2008
On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 1:51 PM, Bob Greschke <bob at passcal.nmt.edu> wrote:
> On Jun 11, 2008, at 13:52, John Edens wrote:
>> Hi all, I've just started working with Python and Tkinter.
>> One of the things I think I've noted is that Button commands do not pass
>> Is there a way around this?
>> And is there a better way to code the following:
>> I've written a small application that puts a Label in row 0 of a Frame and
>> puts 26 buttons labeled A – Z in the second row.
>> When the user clicks on a button, the associated letter is displayed in
>> the label.
> I use (stolen from several places in Python history):
> # BEGIN: class Command
> # LIB:Command():2006.110
> # Pass arguments to functions from button presses and menu selections! Nice!
> # In your declaration: ...command = Command(func, args,...)
> # Also use in bind() statements
> # x.bind("<****>", Command(func, args...))
> class Command:
> def __init__(self, func, *args, **kw):
> self.func = func
> self.args = args
> self.kw = kw
> def __call__(self, *args, **kw):
> args = self.args+args
> apply(self.func, args, kw)
> # END: class Command
You don't need all that machinery tho, something simpler like:
def command(func, *args, **kw):
return func(*(wargs + args), **kw)
would work too. But considering that code is using "apply", I will
take it as really old and outdated by now.
> then for a button you would do
> Button(Frame, text = "BLAH B", command = Command(doBlah, "B")).pack(side =
> Button(Frame, text = "BLAH C", command = Command(doBlah, "C")).pack(side =
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