This chapter explores the
place geometry manager that positions widgets on the screen.
place geometry manager is much simpler than
grid. You specify the exact position and size of a window, or you specify the relative position and relative size of a widget. This is useful in a few situations, but it rapidly becomes tedious if you have to position lots of windows. The best application of
place is to create special-purpose geometry managers using its relative constraints. A standard application of
place is to adjust the boundary between two adjacent windows.
place command lets you specify the width and height of a window, and the X and Y locations of the window's anchor point. The ...