[Tkinter-discuss] Redefine quit menu item on Mac to quit from a Twisted/Tkinter application?
rowen at u.washington.edu
Thu Apr 9 01:12:27 CEST 2009
Thank you very much!
That is exactly the information I needed. It worked perfectly. I
already had a module that added a Quit/Exit menu for unix/Windows and
I just modified it to map the "exit" command to my quit function on
MacOS X. Just one new line of code and my application now quits
On Apr 8, 2009, at 4:02 PM, Kevin Walzer wrote:
>> So I would like to find some way to modify the behavior of the
>> MacOS X Aqua Tcl/Tk Quit menu item.
> This requires some Tcl code.
> According to the Tcl/Tk Aqua FAQ at http://wiki.tcl.tk/12987,
> Command-Q (and the Quit menu item) trigger the kAEQuitApplication
> event, which is mapped to Tcl's "exit" (identical to sys.exit)
> The way to change this is to map the "exit" command to something
> else. This is so trivial to do in Tcl that it's actually dangerous
> (I've had apps crash on me because I named an image
> "exit"). ...Something like this would probably get close to what
> you're looking for:
> def printfoo:
> print "foo"
> self.createcommand('exit', printfoo)
> In other words, this should override the hard-coded "quit" function
> by mapping the "exit" Tcl command to something else. Then you could
> add your own event handler for Command-Q.
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