On Mon, 30 Apr 2001, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> Anton Altaparmakov <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > >I tried whitespace, but the default Tkinter font isn't fixed-width. How
> > >do you do invisible text?
> > Text colour = background colour -> invisible
> Well, duh. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to have occured to the dozen or
> so people who suggested this that:
> (a) Background color can vary depending on how Tk's X resources are set, and
> (b) Tk doesn't give me, AFAIK, any way to query either that background color
> or those resources.
.x cget -background
> Fer cripes' sake. If it were that easy I'd have *done* it already, people!
> Anyway my attempts to set a foreground color on an inactive button widget
> failed. I don't know why. Tk is full of weird little corners like that.
> What I've done is just disabled inactive help buttons without trying to
> hack the text or color. That makes them all the same width, though the
> legend "Help" does show up in gray on the inacive ones.
> <a href="http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>
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