One of the attractive features of Tcl/Tk is the wide variety of commands, many offering a wealth of options. Most of the things you'd like to do have been anticipated by the language's creator, John Ousterhout, or one of the developers of Tcl/Tk's many powerful extensions. Thus, you'll find that a command or option probably exists to provide just what you need. Keep this book on your desk as you write scripts, and you'll be able to find almost instantly the particular option you need.
Most chapters consist of alphabetical listings. Since Tk and mega- widget packages break down commands by widget, the chapters on these topics are organized by widget along with a section of core commands where appropriate. Contents include:
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Tcl/Tk in a Nutshell
By Paul Raines & Jeff Tranter
1st Edition March 1999
456 pages, 1-56592-433-9, $24.95
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