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how to make readonly text area in perl

i want to make my text area readonly. is there any way to do that in perl.

any help,appreciate.......
Oct 22 '08 #1
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nithinpes
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Please be more clear while posting questions. If you are referring to Textbox in Perl-Tk, you can set this by using the '-state' option. After inserting required data in textbox, you may configure the state as 'disabled'. E.g.

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  1. my  $tx= $fr->Scrolled( 'Text', '-scrollbars' => 'e', '-background' => 'white',       
  2.   )->pack( -fill => 'both', -expand => 1, -side => 'bottom' );
  3. $tx->insert('insert', "characters of line1\n");
  4. $tx->insert('insert',"characters of line2\n"');
  5. $tx->insert('insert',"characters of line3\n");
  6. $tx->insert('insert',"characters of line4\n");
  7. $tx->configure('-state'=> 'disabled'); ## set the state as disabled (non-editable)
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- Nithin
Oct 22 '08 #2
thanks a lot nithin it worked.sorry i mean text box.ok.
Oct 22 '08 #3

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