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Yes you can mix 2 or more eventloop systems by making one loop the master controlling loop, and all others, as slaves. The slaves get pumped by a timer call in your master loop, which tells each looping system, to do one loop. You will need to call this timer often, to make all the widgets seem responsive.

I don't have Wx going, but here is an example mixing Gtk2 and Tk

#!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; use Gtk2; use Tk; #setup Tk loop my $mw = MainWindow->new(-title=>'Tk Window'); my $count_tk = 0; my $labtk = $mw->Label(-textvariable =>\$count_tk)->pack; #setup Gtk2 loop Gtk2->init; my $count_gtk = 0; my $window = Gtk2::Window->new('toplevel'); $window->set_title('Gtk2 Window'); my $glabel = Gtk2::Label->new("This is a Gtk2 Label $count_gtk"); $window->add($glabel); $window->show_all; # make Tk loop the master, but you could make Gtk2 master if desired # the lower the repeat rate, i.e. 1 ms, # will give more cpu time to the gtk2 loop # this is sometimes called manually pumping the event loop my $tktimer = $mw->repeat(10, sub{ $count_gtk++; $glabel->set_text("This is a Gtk2 Label $count_gtk"); Gtk2->main_iteration while Gtk2->events_pending; $count_tk++; }); $mw->Button(-text=>' Tk control Quit ', -command => sub{exit} )->pack(); MainLoop; #######################################
The same principle should work for you with Tk and Wx. Just find the Wx command to execute 1 loop, and manually call it from Tk.... or vice/versa

But in all honesty, you should be able to find a set of widgets, all from the same toolkit, so you wouldn't need this hackery.

Why can't you use the Canvas from Wx?


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In reply to Re: Wx with Tk by zentara
in thread Wx with Tk by Khariton

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