TIP 366: Variable Sized Indicators for Menubuttons

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by Aug 21.
Author:         Russell Davidson <russelld@actarg.com>
State:          Draft
Type:           Project
Vote:           Pending
Created:        29-Apr-2010
Post-History:   
Keywords:       Tk
Tcl-Version:    8.7

Abstract

This TIP is to allow custom sizing of menubutton indicators using -indwidth and -indheight as options.

Rationale

Currently there is no way to vary the size of the indicator for a classic Unix menubutton widget. Adding the ability to control this via configuration options will give the coder more control over a GUI's appearance for when such fine control is required.

Specification

The following options are proposed to be added to the ::menubutton widget:

The -indwidth option allows the specification of the width of the indicator in 10ths of a mm (will be converted to an integer number of pixels).

The -indheight option allows the specification of the height of the indicator in 10ths of a mm (will be converted to an integer number of pixels).

Implementation

A patch exists in SourceForge (Feature Request 2996760 https://sourceforge.net/support/tracker.php?aid=2996760 ).

Copyright

This document has been placed in the public domain.

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