[Tutor] event binding

wheelege wheelege@tsn.cc
Thu, 18 Jan 2001 16:14:36 +1100

  I'm a newbie so this may be wrong, I'll make comments.

> There must be something I'm missing about event binding.
> What I would really like is to know whenever an Entry widget loses focus

Hmmm stop there...

you can always use the <FocusOut> binding.

like say instead of 


you could have


> but I'll settle for trapping the <Tab> or <Return>.
> I can bind <Button-1> successfully but the same statement using <Tab> or
> <Return> does nothing. 
> e_wid = Entry(win)
> e_wid.bind('<Tab>',got_event)           #doesn't work



> e_wid.bind('<Button-1>',got_event)      #this works
> def got_event(ev):
> print "got one!"

  Well if it doesn't work then hmmm well, what do you expect I'm a newbie!