Python GUI

This small Python script creates a window application and handles menu events as well as updating statusbar at the bottom.


from Tkinter import *
import tkMessageBox

class StatusBar(Frame):

def __init__(self, master):
Frame.__init__(self, master)
self.label = Label(self, text="", bd=1, relief=SUNKEN, anchor=W)
self.label.pack(side=BOTTOM, fill=X)

def set(self, format, *args):
self.label.config(text=format % args)

def clear(self):

class App:

def __init__(self, parent):
self.this = self
frame = Frame(parent)
parent.protocol("WM_DELETE_WINDOW", ConfirmQuit)

parent.geometry("%dx%d%+d%+d" % (600, 400, 100, 50))

# create a menu
menu = Menu(parent)

filemenu = Menu(menu)
menu.add_cascade(label="File", menu=filemenu)
filemenu.add_command(label="New", command=self.newFile)
filemenu.add_command(label="Open...", command=self.OpenFile)
filemenu.add_command(label="Exit", command=self.Exit)

runmenu = Menu(menu)
menu.add_cascade(label="Run", menu=runmenu)
runmenu.add_command(label="Run now", command=self.callback)

helpmenu = Menu(menu)
menu.add_cascade(label="Help", menu=helpmenu)
helpmenu.add_command(label="About...", command=self.About)

def callback(event):
print "callback was called from event class ",event.__class__
print "event.__name__=",__name__
print "event type:", type(event)
print "event.this.__class__=", event.this.__class__
print "this: type=", type(event.this), ",class=", event.this.__class__
print "status_bar", status_bar.__class__
status_bar.set("%s", "Ahlan bib")

def newFile(event):
print "New file", event
status_bar.set("%s", "Creating a new file")

def OpenFile(event):
print "Open File", event
status_bar.set("%s", "Opening a file")

def About(event):
print "(c) 2012, mlutfi", event

def say_hi(self):
print "hi there, everyone!"

def Exit(event):

class BaseWindow:
def __init__(self, parent):

def ConfirmQuit():
if tkMessageBox.askokcancel("Quit", "Do you really want to quit?"):

root = Tk()
root.protocol("WM_DELETE_WINDOW", ConfirmQuit)

status_bar = StatusBar(root)
status_bar.pack(side=BOTTOM, fill=X)

app = App(root)



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