[Tutor] Tkinter problem
jopython at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 03:27:42 CEST 2008
The following worked for me.
from Tkinter import *
root = Tk()
myContainer = Frame(root)
button1 = Button(myContainer)
button1['text'] = "Hello, World!"
button1['background'] = "green"
Arden Hall wrote:
> I'm trying to learn to use Tkinter from "Thinking in Tkinter" and
> don't seem to be able to get the examples to work the way they are
> supposed to. I have the latest version of Python on a Macbook. Here's
> an example of the kind of problem I run into:
> The source code is:
> from Tkinter import *
> root = Tk()
> myContainer1 = Frame(root)
> button1 = Button(myContainer1)
> button1["text"} = "Hello, World!"
> button1[background"] = "green"
> I can execute this, but the button isn't green (or any other color I
> try) although it turns blue when I click the mouse on it. . Similarly,
> I've tried to write a bit of code to create a canvas object and put a
> rectangle in it, but I can't dimension the canvas, change its color,
> or get the rectangle to appear. Any advice or suggestion where to look
> for documentation would be greatly appreciated.
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