On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:19:44 -0600
Bryan Oakley <bryan.oak...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Another trick would be to get the index of the item at the 0th pixel
> location of the widget (eg: the_listbox.index("@0,0"), and another at
> the pixel location for the height of the widget (ie: by using the
> result of the winfo_height method of the widget). That will tell you
> how many visible lines there are.
oh, I see now you had that idea first :) So if my snippet is of any use
for the OP, the credit goes to you!
> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 4:36 PM, Bob van der Poel <b...@mellowood.ca>
> > I know how to find the number of items. Just like you show.
> > No, this is not the size of the box. I have maybe 2000 entries. I can
> > set the current selection, etc with code like this:
> > self.lb.select_clear(ACTIVE) # needed to un-hilite existing
> > selection self.lb.activate(x) # make new item
> > active self.lb.see(x-10) # force display from 10
> > previous lines
> > self.lb.select_set(x) # and select the new item
> > If the listbox is 20 lines high, this works perfectly. But, if it is a
> > different size, it doesn't center. In my case I don't know the size
> > of box, so the "-10" is a not-to-intelligent guess.
> > Thanks.
> > On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 2:49 PM, Bhaskar Chaudhary
> > <bha100...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi Bob
> >> Are you looking for the number of items in the listbox ?
> >> If yes this should give you the number of items.
> >> print(len(listbox.get(0, END)))
> >> Given that each item occupies one line in the list box, i think it
> >> the same as giving the height in lines.
> >> regards
> >> Bhaskar
> >> On 2/13/18, Bob van der Poel <b...@mellowood.ca> wrote:
> >> > Is there a way to get the current height (hopefully in lines) of a
> >> listbox?
> >> > I'd like to center, vertically, the result of a search.
> >> >
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