[Tutor] resizing Tkinter widgets

rick@niof.net rick@niof.net
Fri, 1 Feb 2002 15:40:15 -0500

On Fri, Feb 01, 2002 at 12:22:32PM -0500, Lance E Sloan wrote:
> It's been a while since I've posted to this list, but I've been
> lurking and reading.  I've got a Tkinter question and if it would
> be better addressed to some other mailing list, like a Tkinter
> one, please let me know.
> I'm new to Tkinter and GUI programming in general.  I'm having
> trouble figuring out how to make my Listbox and Scrollbar widgets
> grow and shrink when the Tk window is resized.  Here's some
> code that I've been monkeying with, trying to make this work:
> 	from Tkinter import *
> 	master = Tk()
> 	master.config(bg="green")
> 	frame = Frame(master, bg="blue")
> 	scrollbar = Scrollbar(frame, orient=VERTICAL)
> 	listbox = Listbox(frame, yscrollcommand=scrollbar.set, bg="red")
> 	scrollbar.config(command=listbox.yview)
> 	scrollbar.pack(side=RIGHT, fill=Y)
> 	listbox.pack(side=LEFT, fill=BOTH, expand=1)
> 	listbox.insert(END, 'abc')
> 	frame.pack()


> 	master.mainloop()

You didn't tell the frame to expand so it always stays the same size.

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