[Tkinter-discuss] standard tkinter command set

Michael Lange klappnase at web.de
Thu Apr 21 12:34:17 EDT 2016


On Thu, 21 Apr 2016 10:59:45 -0400
Mickey Kocic <mickey.kocic at gmail.com> wrote:

> Could you provide me with a link to the list of the standard tkinter/tcl
> command set? I had to put up with the snarkoids at Stack Overflow before
> one (unintentionally!) informed me that the Text widget has its own
> native bindings for cut, copy and paste, and that i had wasted time
> wrapping them in my application. Before I go through that again I'd
> like to be properly informed about the features.

there are two excellent resources for Tkinter, Frederik Lundh's
Tkinter book can be found at:


Second, there is a very good Tkinter reference by John W. Shipman at:


You might also want to check the Tk man pages at:


These are of course written for Tcl users, however once you understand
how Tkinter works it is usually easy to "translate" the commands from Tcl
to Python.

Best regards


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