24 Sep For the more advanced widgets in this tutorial, good knowledge If you want to use GTK+ 2 in your application, use PyGTK, instead. The book Learn Python the Hard Way or The Python Tutorial may be a better place for you to start. You may also be interested in The Python GTK+ 3 Tutorial. Tutorial Table of Contents: # PyGTK Template Description; # GUI Layout; # Button Widgets; # Text and Text Entry; # Check Box; # Dialog Box; # Combo Box .

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PyGTK tutorial

These libraries closely resemble the capabilities of the GTK “C” libraries. It has detailed information. After executing the code, you pytgk either see the widget on your screen, or if you have mistyped some of the code you will see an error message that will help you identify the problem.

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The tutorial will walk you through increasingly complex examples and programming theory, but you can also feel free to just go directly to the tutorial that is most helpful to you. Choose an option” return. Found the instructions unclear? Image convert pixbuf to GTK image logo. It stands alone and can be placed anywhere in the code as a mechanism to present a message to the user.


If you have never programmed before, or are not familiar with the concepts of object oriented programming, you may need to learn a few basics first. A path through the widgets with some theory. Toolbar created using Glade. All pyGTK layouts are organized in a tree structure with the root of the tree being the main display window. It has pages of examples and advanced development topics. In this example we also added a label to display the intent of the text entry box to the user.

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PyGTK: Python GUI Programming

Button widgets provide a mechanism to provide functionality for the user action of selecting the button. A widget to write and display text. Simple TreeView with ListStore. Frame “Check for true: To run the code samples in the tutorial: Type or copy and paste the code into a file, and save the file with a name like tutprial.

Note that the callback is called initially when the default text is assigned and every time the text entry is changed. Text entry widgets require a callback function to manage and receive the text. Thus the programmer must provide a Python callback function to be executed when the button is pressed.


Menus, Toolbars and Tooltips also: Tutoeial run the code samples.

Go to page content Go to main menu Go tutorila the search field. Signals, callbacks and buttons. This book is for those who already know Python. Good for both learning and reference.

It is not required to “show ” the widget either. Grid, separator and scrolling. You won’t need another book.

To run the code samples A path through the widgets with some theory. Simpler TreeView with TreeStore. Any bitmap image gif, jpeg, etc can be converted to an “xpm” file using image manipulation software such as XV or Gimp and performing a “Save as About Pyggk Administrators Developers.

A default entry is also assigned. Combo boxes allow for a selection of assigned options.

Authoritative reference for both the Python language and Python library. It has pages of comprehensive information. In this example we use a frame widget to generate a visual frame to encapsulate the displayed widget. Like all tutoriak widgets, it must be assigned to a layout widget to be displayed.