[Tkinter-discuss] Drop events from Desktop

Michael Lange klappnase at web.de
Wed Jun 2 11:28:29 CEST 2010


On Wed, 2 Jun 2010 09:16:01 +0200
Vasilis Vlachoudis <Vasilis.Vlachoudis at cern.ch> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Is there a way in Tkinter to receive drag'n'drop events from the
> Desktop?
> e.g. from the filemanager drag a file in a Tkinter application

You can try the tkdnd Tk extension from


and the respective Tkinter wrappers from http://klappnase.bubble.org/

However, your mileage may vary, depending on the platform (Windows /
Mac /Linux) in use. 

I hope this helps


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