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Pythoncard - Mistake in walkthrough?

Hi all,

I'm just getting into Python/wxPython/Pythoncard and I'm trying the
tutorial from this page:
http://pythoncard.sourceforge.net/walkthrough1.html

Is it me who's totally dense or there's some sort of confusion with
this tutorial?

Here's what is said in the tutorial:

Open the file starter1.py in your Python-aware editor of choice. The
Python script is, as you'd expect, brief and to the point. Here's the
important part to focus on:

def on_menuFileExit _select(self, event):
pass
But here's the starter1.py code:

#!/usr/bin/python

from PythonCard import model

class Minimal(model.B ackground):
pass

if __name__ == '__main__':
app = model.Applicati on(Minimal)
app.MainLoop()
As you can see, the on_menu line is not in the starter1.py original
script, so I guessed that it should be a part of the Minimal class.

Then the tutorial ask me to replace the on_menu "pass" line with:

result = dialog.alertDia log(self, 'It works!', 'Showing Off')

but when you run the script, it runs, but clicking on Exit does not
display any dialog box. I did change the import line to include
dialog.

Is there something I'm not seeing here or there is really a mistake
with the walkthrough?

Thanks

Denis
Jul 18 '05 #1
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As stated in the on-line WalkThrough, the information there was written for
an older version of the program.
"Deltones" <vi*******@hotm ail.com> wrote in message
news:e0******** *************** ***@posting.goo gle.com...
Hi all,

I'm just getting into Python/wxPython/Pythoncard and I'm trying the
tutorial from this page:
http://pythoncard.sourceforge.net/walkthrough1.html

Is it me who's totally dense or there's some sort of confusion with
this tutorial?

Here's what is said in the tutorial:

Open the file starter1.py in your Python-aware editor of choice. The
Python script is, as you'd expect, brief and to the point. Here's the
important part to focus on:

def on_menuFileExit _select(self, event):
pass
But here's the starter1.py code:

#!/usr/bin/python

from PythonCard import model

class Minimal(model.B ackground):
pass

if __name__ == '__main__':
app = model.Applicati on(Minimal)
app.MainLoop()
As you can see, the on_menu line is not in the starter1.py original
script, so I guessed that it should be a part of the Minimal class.

Then the tutorial ask me to replace the on_menu "pass" line with:

result = dialog.alertDia log(self, 'It works!', 'Showing Off')

but when you run the script, it runs, but clicking on Exit does not
display any dialog box. I did change the import line to include
dialog.

Is there something I'm not seeing here or there is really a mistake
with the walkthrough?

Thanks

Denis

Jul 18 '05 #2
> As stated in the on-line WalkThrough, the information there was written for
an older version of the program.

<snipped for brevity>

Hi,

I understand, but the walkthrough I'm doing comes from the doc folder
of the latest windows package. I thought that the walkthrough were
updated to fit the newest version. Thanks though.

Denis
Jul 18 '05 #3
No, those are old still.
"Deltones" <vi*******@hotm ail.com> wrote in message
news:e0******** *************** ***@posting.goo gle.com...
As stated in the on-line WalkThrough, the information there was written for an older version of the program.

<snipped for brevity>

Hi,

I understand, but the walkthrough I'm doing comes from the doc folder
of the latest windows package. I thought that the walkthrough were
updated to fit the newest version. Thanks though.

Denis

Jul 18 '05 #4

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