in reply to Possible bug in Tk::Text

it's not realy a bug as such..just semantics that the writer has chosen for the behavior. i.e. it is reasonable to provide a guarantee to the programmer that when this widget is created and disabled, that it not change or be changed through keyboard entry or another program, being disabled. makes sense to me. on the other hand, and especially for more complicated widgets, it would be normally expected that their contents would be massaged ad-hoc throughout program execution, to routinely format the output etc.

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Re: Re: Possible bug in Tk::Text
by zakb (Pilgrim) on Jun 10, 2003 at 07:49 UTC

    I agree 'bug' may be a little harsh, however, the behaviour is different to Tk::Entry, and as the two do a related job - a text field - this should be documented at the very least.

    I would consider Tk::Text to be considerably more complex than Tk::Entry!