[Tkinter-discuss] Muti-column menu

Vasilis Vlachoudis Vasilis.Vlachoudis at cern.ch
Thu Nov 3 11:48:39 CET 2011

Thank you very much.
Exactly what I was looking for.

From: tkinter-discuss-bounces+vasilis.vlachoudis=cern.ch at python.org [tkinter-discuss-bounces+vasilis.vlachoudis=cern.ch at python.org] on behalf of Michael Lange [klappnase at web.de]
Sent: 03 November 2011 11:36
To: tkinter-discuss at python.org
Subject: Re: [Tkinter-discuss] Muti-column menu

Hi Vasilis,

Thus spoketh Vasilis Vlachoudis <Vasilis.Vlachoudis at cern.ch>
unto us on Wed, 2 Nov 2011 20:51:43 +0000:

> Hi All,
> in my application I have a submenu (appearing both on the menu bar and
> with right-click) that contains many entries ~30. But it has to be in
> one submenu since they are various types of geometrical bodies to
> insert. Is there a way to create a multi-column sub-menu in Tkinter?

Yes, all you need to do is

    menu.entryconfigure(i, columnbreak=1)

where i is the index number of the menu item that will appear at the top
of a new column.

Best regards


.-.. .. ...- .   .-.. --- -. --.   .- -. -..   .--. .-. --- ... .--. . .-.

No one can guarantee the actions of another.
                -- Spock, "Day of the Dove", stardate unknown
Tkinter-discuss mailing list
Tkinter-discuss at python.org

More information about the Tkinter-discuss mailing list