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Adding a Menubar to Our Sample Editor [ID:017] (4/5)

in series: Python GUI Programming with wxPython

video tutorial by Kyran Dale, added 03/07

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In this video we show how to add a statusbar and menubar to our wxPython MainWindow frame. The statusbar allows one to easily output information to the user while the menubar provides a readily extendible system of hierarchical menus. Note how wxPython preserves the look and feel of your respective operating system.

See additional information and source code in the wiki(PythonWxPythonBeginnersSeries).

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74. ifatifti Wed, 13 Oct 2010 12:02

still top notch, I scrambled an app together before using tkinter, since its longevity is proving greater than expected I am planning to refactor and put into wx

73. JoseJamn Sun, 10 Oct 2010 22:56

Thanks for the video, I'd actually been throwing my appends into their own identifiers for tidiness. Nice to know that I can directly append the data into the structure.

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69. fenasocek Sun, 25 Jul 2010 10:55

Thanks for the video.

I am currently learning python and WX and this was a nice jump start.

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Good stuff, keep going, though I gather this is quite old, and you have, so thank you for anticipating this message from the future.

Superb demo was going to try and learn Kbasic as well as python after watching this realise no point will just stick with python

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Very useful and easily understood. Looking forward to more from you!

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Brill Tutorial. But how would one go about creating a wizard style dialogue box, if the app signal is only connected to that one window?

60. baselsvt Mon, 01 Mar 2010 16:03

Most accessible intro to wxPython on the web. Congrats and thanks Kyran!

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I am watching the videos about wxPython and the part of menu I understood. The sintaxe of Window is complicate. But I am a pacient person. Congratulations for the videos.



56. marinir seo Sat, 06 Feb 2010 15:44

another good tutorial

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good tutorial

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53. anonymous Fri, 01 Jan 2010 02:35

Very cool. One of the best GUI tutorials I have seen.

52. anonymous Mon, 07 Dec 2009 23:39

second look, good

51. anonymous Thu, 03 Dec 2009 08:24

i am new on python programing...

i want study, thanks for tutorial

50. anonymous Wed, 25 Nov 2009 08:42

Love these videos, excellent introduction to wxPython

While following along I was briefly confused why I was getting an error and you were not. I didn't have ID_ABOUT and ID_EXIT defined, which you defined but didn't do so in this video and hence I didn't notice.

49. anonymous Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:15

Great job!

I love all your videos.

Thanks a lot and keep the great work going

48. anonymous Wed, 04 Nov 2009 12:39

wonderful video :))

I am very happy with the presentation.

47. anonymous Tue, 27 Oct 2009 19:53

Your videos on wxPython are excellent and have been a great help in getting me started. Please keep them coming!

46. anonymous Mon, 19 Oct 2009 07:09

great video, simple and i will start with writing my very first GUI application..thx for the tutorial..

45. anonymous Sun, 18 Oct 2009 13:06

Thank You


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