[Tkinter-discuss] Redefine quit menu item on Mac to quit from a Twisted/Tkinter application?

Kevin Walzer kw at codebykevin.com
Thu Apr 9 02:02:18 CEST 2009

Russell Owen wrote:
> One more bit of information from Daniel A. Steffen in response to a PR I 
> submitted:
> <https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=112997&aid=2745650&group_id=12997> 
> === begin quote ===
> Iif the tcl proc '::tk::mac::Quit' is defined, it gets called instead of 
> exit upon receipt of a 'quit' apple event (which is what the standard 
> quit menu item sends, as well as other entities in the system such as 
> the dock menu quit item or the graceful Finder restart/shutdown, this is 
> why the quit menu item is special). If ::tk::mac::Quit returns false, 
> the application is not quit.
> other default apple event handlers are also defined, c.f.
> tkMacOSXHLEvent.c
> ==== end quote ====

I forgot about ::tk::mac::Quit--Daniel's right, that's probably a 
cleaner way to go about this than my suggestion.

Kevin Walzer
Code by Kevin

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