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Tough Tkinter Scrollregion vs Window Size Problem

Below is a simple code snippet showing a Tkinter Window bearing a
canvas and 2 connected scrollbars (Vertical & Horizontal). Works fine.
When you shrink/resize the window the scrollbars adjust accordingly.
However, what I really want to happen is that the area of the canvas
that the scrollbars show (the Scrollregion) should expand as the window
grows. It doesn't currently do this. although, if the window shrinks
smaller than the original canvas-size, then the scrollregion adjusts
How can I make it such that the Scrollregion fills the entire space
avaialable to it. I tried all permutations of setting
expand=Tkinter.YES and fill=Tkinter.BOTH in the pack command??


import Tkinter

class testApp2:

def _setupCanvas(self):
self._canvasFrame = Tkinter.Frame(self._overallFrame, bd=1,
self._canvasFrame.pack(expand=Tkinter.YES, fill=Tkinter.BOTH)

self._canvas = Tkinter.Canvas(self._canvasFrame,
background="white", width=self._canvasWidth,
# Scroll Bars
vScrollbar = Tkinter.Scrollbar(self._canvasFrame)
hScrollbar = Tkinter.Scrollbar(self._canvasFrame)

# Scroll Bars
vScrollbar = Tkinter.Scrollbar(self._canvasFrame)
vScrollbar.pack(side=Tkinter.LEFT, expand=Tkinter.NO,

hScrollbar = Tkinter.Scrollbar(self._canvasFrame)
hScrollbar.pack(side=Tkinter.TOP, expand=Tkinter.NO,

# Configure
self._parent.rowconfigure(0, weight=1)
self._parent.columnconfigure(0, weight=1)
# self._scrollX0 = self._scrollY0 = 0
# self._scrollX1 = self._canvasWidth
# self._scrollY1 = self._canvasHeight
print "self._canvasWidth = %s" % self._canvasWidth
print "self._canvasHeight = %s" % self._canvasHeight
# print "self._scrollX1 = %s" % self._scrollX1
# print "self._scrollY1 = %s" % self._scrollY1
scrollregion=(0,0, self._canvasWidth, self._canvasHeight),


self._canvas.pack(expand=Tkinter.YES, fill=Tkinter.BOTH)
vScrollbar.pack(side=Tkinter.RIGHT, expand=Tkinter.YES,
hScrollbar.pack(side=Tkinter.BOTTOM, expand=Tkinter.YES,

def __init__(self, parent):
self._parent = parent

self._overallFrame = Tkinter.Frame(self._parent, bd=1,
self._overallFrame.pack(expand=Tkinter.YES, fill=Tkinter.BOTH)
self._canvasWidth = 300
self._canvasHeight = 250

def _setCallBacks(self):
# Function Bindings
self._canvas.bind("<Button-1>", self._b1PressEvt)

def _b1PressEvt(self, event):
print self._canvas.config('scrollregion')
print self._canvas.config('width')
print self._canvas.config('height')
print "=" * 50
print "\n"

root = Tkinter.Tk()
app = testApp2(root)

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