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# base class for tk common dialogues
# this module provides a base class for accessing the common
# dialogues available in Tk 4.2 and newer. use tkFileDialog,
# tkColorChooser, and tkMessageBox to access the individual
# dialogs.
# written by Fredrik Lundh, May 1997
from Tkinter import *
class Dialog:
command = None
def __init__(self, master=None, **options):
# FIXME: should this be placed on the module level instead?
if TkVersion < 4.2:
raise TclError, "this module requires Tk 4.2 or newer"
self.master = master
self.options = options
if not master and options.get('parent'):
self.master = options['parent']
def _fixoptions(self):
pass # hook
def _fixresult(self, widget, result):
return result # hook
def show(self, **options):
# update instance options
for k, v in options.items():
self.options[k] = v
# we need a dummy widget to properly process the options
# (at least as long as we use Tkinter 1.63)
w = Frame(self.master)
s =, *w._options(self.options))
s = self._fixresult(w, s)
# get rid of the widget
return s