[Tkinter-discuss] tkFileDialog.askdirectory() not resizable in Windows

Lynn Oliver raycores at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 22:24:14 CEST 2011


Thanks for finding that thread.  Reading the release notes, it seems that this change went into 8.5.8, but even building with 8.5.10 I don't see the change on either WinXP or Win7.

Lynn


> Hi Lynn,
> 
> Thus spoketh Lynn Oliver <raycores at gmail.com> 
> unto us on Fri, 15 Jul 2011 10:53:49 -0700:
> 
>> Hi Michael,
>> 
>> On windows if you set BIF_USENEWUI (0x0040) when calling
>> SHBrowseForFolder() it will use the resizable dialog box.
> 
> Oh, I am afraid I don't know anything about this :(
> Seems like it is something tk doesn't do by default though.
> A quick web search showed up this result:
> 
> http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.tcl/browse_thread/thread/dbbbea1cb1ebb693/660b4ea4b471dce0?lnk=gst&q=BIF_USENEWUI+#660b4ea4b471dce0
> 
> So it seems like this is something that must be compiled into tcl / tk .
> 
>> From reading this thread the good news seem to be that latest tk releases
> seem to already do this, so if you can get a recent tcl/tk working with
> your python install there may be hope for you ;)
> 
> Regards
> 
> Michael
> 
> 
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