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Tkinter GUI Programming by Example by David Love

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The ttk submodule

The ttk submodule contains themed widgets that match those native to the system they are being run on. You may have noticed that the Button widgets used by our blackjack game looked a little out of place compared to buttons on a native application for your operating system. This is because Tkinter's regular widgets have a consistent look across all platforms and were likely designed before the operating system you are using was created.

To demonstrate what a difference ttk themed widgets make, open up a Python file and add the following code:

import tkinter as tkimport tkinter.ttk as ttkwin = tk.Tk()button_tk = tk.Button(win, text="tk")button_ttk = ttk.Button(win, text="ttk")button_tk.pack(padx=10, pady=10)button_ttk.pack(padx=10, ...

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