[Tkinter-discuss] How to enable/disable a menu?

Alejandro Autalan alejandroautalan at gmail.com
Wed May 14 03:21:39 CEST 2014

2014-05-13 15:51 GMT-03:00 Alan Gauld <alan.gauld at btinternet.com>:
> I have an app with a tabbed notebook. I want to
> only enable one of the main menus when the appropriate
> tab is selected. When the tab is deselected I want
> to disable the menu again.
> I can't see any obvious properties in the Menu
> object. I can mess around with flags in the event
> handlers and change the menu font colours etc but
> that's pretty horrible. Is there anything better?
> Using Python 3.3; on Linux and Windows 8 if it makes
> any difference.
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You can use the 'state' option of the menuitem.
Here's an example: http://linkode.org/tE01VF7sGPOXjvsWymBqi4

Alejandro A.

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