pert TK grid

Posted on 2002-05-26
Last Modified: 2008-02-26
Do you know which is de widget that it is like the grid of EXCEL, LOTUS 123, ACCESS,...

I need this to load a database into this grid a for the user can modify the database from here.

Question by:bedelludrica
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ID: 7036821
what do you mean exactly by "grid"?
As I read your question I assume that grid is not Tcl/Tk's grid.

Author Comment

ID: 7037565
Not. It is not Tcl/Tk's grid.  I want a grid like the Microsoft datagrid control 6 of the Activex.

Sorry for my spanish/english language. I am From Spain.

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ahoffmann earned 100 total points
ID: 7037804
with Tcl/Tk and perlTK you can build a table with cell, where each cell can be set "active" or "disabled" (see entry and text widget).
If you also use Tk's tag feature, you can define rows and columns or any other order you like of such cells (entry widgets), and switch the state from active to disabled with a single call.
Is this what you want?

AFAIK you also can set the visibility of the widget, but if you have a table with a lot of cells, it might not be very performant. I would not recommend it.

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ID: 9513485
hmm, the details to my suggestion are simple:
  entry .widgetname -state disabld
(should be obvious to everyone used to Tcl/Tk ;-)

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