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Tkinter GUI Application Development Blueprints - Second Edition by Bhaskar Chaudhary

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Getting interactive help

This section applies not only for Tkinter, but also for any Python object for which you may need help.

Let's say that you need a reference to the Tkinter pack geometry manager. You can get interactive help in your Python interactive shell by using the help command, as shown in the following command lines:

>>> import tkinter>>> help(tkinter.Pack)

This provides detailed help documentation of all the methods defined under the Pack class in Tkinter.

You can similarly receive help for all the other individual widgets. For instance, you can check the comprehensive and authoritative help documentation for the Label widget in the interactive shell by typing the following command:

 >>>help(tkinter.Label)

This provides a list ...

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