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According to Padding at TkDocs,

"Normally, each column or row will be directly adjacent to the next, so that widgets will be right next to each other. This is sometimes what you want (think of a listbox and its scrollbar), but often you want some space between widgets. In Tk, this is called padding, and there are several ways you can choose to add it."

One of the ways to achieve the desired space between widgets is by using the syntax shown in the padding argument of Listing 2 . This syntax inserts spaces (in units of pixels) on the four sides of the frame in the order west, north, east, and south or left, top, right, and bottom. (Note that the integers in Listing 2 are not separated by commas.)

The grid geometry manager

Once you have a Frame widget, you can call various methods on it. One of those methods is grid as shown by the second line of code in Listing 2 .

According to The Grid Geometry Manager at TkDocs,

"Grid is one of several geometry managers available in Tk, but it's mix of power, flexibility and ease of use, along with its natural fit with today's layouts (that rely on alignment of widgets) make it the best choice for general use. There are other geometry managers: "pack" is also quite powerful, but harder to use and understand; "place" gives you complete control of positioning each element; we'll see even widgets like paned windows, notebooks, canvas and text can act as geometry managers."

Columns and rows

With the Grid geometry manager, a container of widgets such as the root or the Frame is subdivided into a grid of cells. The locations of widgets in the container are specified by columnand row numbers.

According to Columns and Rows at TkDocs,

"Column and row numbers must be integers, with the first column and row starting at 0. You can leave gaps in column and row numbers (e.g. column 0, 1, 2, 10, 11, 12, 20, 21), which is handy if you plan to add more widgets in the middle of the user interface at a later time. The width of each column (or height of each row) depends on the width or height of the widgets contained within the column or row. This means when sketching out your user interface, and dividing it into rows and columns, you don't need to worry about each column or row being equal width."

The second statement in Listing 2 shows that the Frame is placed in column 0 and row 0 (the upper-left corner) of the root .

A sticky situation

The sizes of the cells in a grid are determined by the sizes of the widgets placed in them. Therefore, the width of the cells in a column will be at leastas wide as the widest widget in the column and the height of the cells in a row will be at least as high as the tallest widget placed in the row.

By default, if a widget is smaller than the cell in which it is placed, it will be placed in the upper-left corner of the cell. The sticky argument can be used to specify something other than the default. The value ofthe sticky argument consists of the compass directions N, S, E, and W as shown in the second statement of Listing 2 . (Note that they are separated by commas.)

Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
yes that's correct
I think
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
nanocopper obvius
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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