[Tkinter-discuss] TkTable changing the entry widgets

Guilherme Polo ggpolo at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 23:02:23 CET 2009

On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 1:34 AM, Guilherme Polo <ggpolo at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 7:10 PM, Troy Taillefer <ironwaist29 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I was wondering if anyone knew who to change the entry widgets in TkTable to
>> replace them with a custom entry widget like AutoCompletionEntry
>> http://tkinter.unpythonic.net/wiki/AutocompleteEntry or ValidatingEntry
>> http://tkinter.unpythonic.net/wiki/ValidateEntry.
> I would suggest embedding these widgets, and others, instead of trying
> to replace the default behaviour of a cell entry in tktable.
> Embedding is easy enough given your tktable python wrapper has the
> window commands wrapped:
> import Tkinter
> import tktable
> table = tktable.Table()
> table.window_configure("2,3", window=Tkinter.Entry())
> table.pack()
> table.mainloop()
> I'm using Tkinter.Entry here, but you could just as well use this
> AutoCompleteEntry widget. This "2,3" is the cell index -- third row,
> fourth column.
> The wrapper I used there can be found at XXX (forgot the link, it is
> on http://tkinter.unpythonic.net/wiki but the wiki is inaccessible
> now) and also in tktable's cvs since about 1-2 month(s) ago (except
> that the one in cvs doesn't yet have the latest updates).
>> Also if anyone knows how
>> to enhance TkTable to do column sorting or point me to some good links it
>> would be greatly apreciated thanks.
> It is a matter of reorganizing the ArrayVar associated to the table
> since tktable doesn't have a built-in sort yet. Have you tried doing
> anything like this ?

I've added something here now:
http://tkinter.unpythonic.net/wiki/SorTable (I wanted to take
SortableTable but someone else took it before me)

>> Troy

-- Guilherme H. Polo Goncalves

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