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Re^3: Perl Tk compound formatting

by thundergnat (Deacon)
on Jun 07, 2013 at 12:32 UTC ( #1037668=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Perl Tk compound formatting
in thread Perl Tk compound formatting

You don't want to (can't actually) scroll the main window directly. You need to insert a scrolled Frame or Pane into the toplevel (main window) then pack your widgets inside that.

use strict; use warnings; use Tk; use Tk::Pane; my %w; $w{mw} = MainWindow->new; $w{mw}->geometry('220x350'); $w{bframe} = $w{mw}->Scrolled( 'Frame', -scrollbars => 'oe' )->pack( -expand => 1, -fill => 'both' ); for (qw/ this that a_longer_name X cheese verb witty_retort superstiti +on A..Z whatever/){ my $bttn = $w{bframe}->Button( -text => "$_", -font => 'times 19', -justify => 'left', -compound => 'right', -bitmap => ('error','info','question','warning')[rand 4], -anchor => 'e', -padx => 4, )->pack; push @{$w{buttons}}, $bttn; } $w{mw}->update; { my $width = 0; for (@{$w{buttons}}) { $width = $_->width if $_->width > $width; } for (@{$w{buttons}}) { $_->configure(-width => $width); } } MainLoop;

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Re^4: Perl Tk compound formatting
by CColin (Scribe) on Jun 07, 2013 at 17:25 UTC
    Great, works well again. The geometry introduced has squashed the buttons but that reconfigures easily. Thanks.

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