[Tutor] file, select ?

Michael P. Reilly arcege@shore.net
Tue, 20 Jun 2000 07:01:40 -0400 (EDT)

> How does the IDLE environment call "FILE - OPEN"?
> I need to provide the same facility under W95/98, but I don't
> see how the IDLE script does this.
> I am a beginner, but I have written some workable tools to 
> assist in semi-automating the use of InstallShield5.5 .
> I am trying to provide a python/Tkinter based interface for 
> someone else to do some of my tasks with IS5.5 when I'm not
> around.
> I've already struggled with Listbox trying to sortof do the
> same thing.  Which is select a group of files and copy them
> off the network to my local drive.

You will want to either use the FileDialog module or the newer
tkFileDialog module (which might not work with earlier versions of

It is better to read the example code inside the source files for good
usage.  Even if it is not doing what you want, the FileDialog module
can probably give you good tips to use to make your own.


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