Thank you Carl and Charles:
I have found success with the Swing package and the FileChooser routines.
here is an example:
import javax.swing as swing
chooser = swing.JFileChooser()
val = chooser.showOpenDialog(None);
On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 8:22 PM, Carl Trachte <ctrachte@...> wrote:
> On 10/23/09, Derek Stuart <dstu@...> wrote:
> > I know some simple python but am completely new to Jython. The reason I
> > asking this question on this
> > list is that an application I am using called HEC-DSSVue is built on
> > and allows users to implement
> > scripts to manipulate timeseries of data. I am writing such a script a
> > script and I would like to open a window and ask the
> > user for some simple information (e.g.pathname for example).
> > Typically when using Python I would be able to use the Tkinter module to
> > open a gui and ask the user for such information. Unfortunately the
> > scripting available via HEC-DSSVue does not allow Tkinter. I have seen a
> > jTkinter module but I am distributing this to very novice users and would
> > prefer to minimize their confusion. I am hoping that Jython has a GUI
> > I can open using the python scripting abilities within HEC-DSSVue. Can
> > anybody point me in such a direction? I know where the Jython libraries
> > but I don't know how I would call them from the python scripting language
> > nor do I know which I would call if I knew how.
> > Perhaps there is a 'hello world' script that I could start learning from?
> > Warmest Regards,
> > Derek
> > Seattle, WA
> Not sure if this answers your question, but the minimal bit of
> dinking around with GUI's in Jython I've done, I've done with Java's
> awt package. I was able to get a little window to show up and have a
> button that triggered a message on the window.
> Unfortunately, I don't have the link. I would google jython and awt
> for a tutorial to get started.
> Carl T.