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Tkinter GUI Application Development Blueprints - Second Edition by Bhaskar Chaudhary

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Implementing the View menu

Tkinter offers the following three varieties of menu item:

  • Checkbutton menu items: These let you make a yes/no choice by checking/unchecking the menu item
  • Radiobutton menu items: These let you choose an option from many different options
  • Cascade menu items: These menu items only open up to show another list of choices

The following View menu shows these three menu item types in action:

The first three menu items in the View menu let users make a definite yes or no choice by checking or unchecking thems. These are examples of the Checkbutton menu.

The Themes menu item in the preceding screenshot is an example of ...

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