[Tutor] Available filetypes for AskSaveasfilenam in Tkinter?

John Fouhy john at fouhy.net
Fri Jan 23 03:34:56 CET 2009

2009/1/23 Wayne Watson <sierra_mtnview at sbcglobal.net>:
> What I'm getting at it is when I see something in a program as:
>             path = asksaveasfilename(defaultextension=".jpg",
>                                      title="Save as JPEG",
>                                      initialfile=default_path,
>                                      filetypes=IMAGE_FILE_TYPES)
> I'm guessing when the program executes this, it's really saves a file in the
> jpg format.

All asksaveasfilename does is give you a filename/path.  You then have
to open the file and write the data to it.  It's up to you to make
sure the data is in the right format..


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