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Perl-tk Get Coords from packed widget

by kean (Sexton)
on Dec 17, 2012 at 14:28 UTC ( #1009176=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
kean has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Is there a way to get the actually x,y,width,height attributes from a widget that i put on a mainwindow with pack?

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Re: Perl-tk Get Coords from packed widget
by Tux (Abbot) on Dec 17, 2012 at 15:11 UTC

    Once the widget is actually shown ($mw->update), you can ask for any widget's location and size with $widget->geometry, which will return something like "243x25+10+233".

    Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn
Re: Perl-tk Get Coords from packed widget
by Anonymous Monk on Dec 17, 2012 at 14:31 UTC
    Sure, most probably :) add use Tk::WidgetDump; $mainWindow->WidgetDump; MainLoop; to your program and see if it has the details, see Tk::options

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