[Tkinter-discuss] Combobox - global var not found

kimmyaf flahertyk1 at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 22 03:30:22 CEST 2010

Thanks for the replies. I have the Pmw uploaded and my import statement is
correct, but I'm still having issues. I must move on with the rest of my
project and hope to come back to this functionality if i have time at the

kimmyaf wrote:
> I am experimenting with TKinter for the first time for my programming
> course. Trying to get a combobox working. At this point I'm not trying to
> write elegant code, but at least get it to work for now.
> I keep getting the error below. Shouldnt It recognize the Combobox widget
> from the import?
> "NameError: global name 'Combobox' is not defined" 
> I'm sure there is something really obvious going on but I've been starting
> at it forever and not finding it. I've been using this as reference.
>  http://www.tkdocs.com/tutorial/widgets.html
> http://www.tkdocs.com/tutorial/widgets.html 
> I have the import line
> from TKinter import *
> #Combo box
>         combovar = StringVar()
>         self.combo = Combobox(self.frame, textvariable=combovar)
>         self.combo['values'] = get_available_routes()
>         self.combo.var = combovar
>         self.combo.bind('<<ComboboxSelected>>', self.get_locations)
>         self.combo.grid(row=0, column=2)

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