[Tkinter-discuss] How to direct a text on Tkinter

Guilherme Polo ggpolo at gmail.com
Sun Aug 16 16:27:21 CEST 2009

2009/8/16 Michael O'Donnell <michael.odonnell at uam.es>:
> For Vertical/Diagonal text:
> In Tcl/Tk 8.6, the Canavs widget allows text to be rotated 90 degrees
> (or other angle).
> Now, Python is still using 8.5 I believe. Does anyone know whether if you
> compile Python with only Tcl/Tk 8.6 installed, the resulting system will work?

It will work Michael, but before compiling you have to do a minor
tweak on setup.py around like 1540. Just add a '8.6' and '86' on the
list that contains other version numbers so it will also accept
compiling _tkinter with Tcl/Tk 8.6.

> Mick

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