[Tkinter-discuss] Tkinter and Alt bindings

Bryan Oakley bryan.oakley at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 21:49:44 CET 2012

On Feb 9, 2012, at 2:04 PM, Michael Lange <klappnase at web.de> wrote:
> The default bindings are defined in entry.tcl, the relevant part looks
> like:
>  # Ignore all Alt, Meta, and Control keypresses unless explicitly bound.
>  # Otherwise, if a widget binding for one of these is defined, the
>  # <KeyPress> class binding will also fire and insert the character,
>  # which is wrong.  Ditto for Escape, Return, and Tab.
>  bind Entry <Alt-KeyPress> {# nothing}

Well, that's interesting. I rarely use alt bindings and didn't know it had that behavior. Thanks for the clarification. 
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