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Simple Text Editor in Python
# Captain Deadbones, activestate.com
from Tkinter import *
from tkSimpleDialog import askstring
from tkFileDialog import asksaveasfilename
from tkMessageBox import askokcancel
class Quitter(Frame):
def __init__(self, parent=None):
Frame.__init__(self, parent)
self.pack()
widget = Button(self, text='Quit', command=self.quit)
widget.pack(expand=YES, fill=BOTH, side=LEFT)
def quit(self):
ans = askokcancel('Verify exit', "Really quit?")
if ans: Frame.quit(self)
class ScrolledText(Frame):
def __init__(self, parent=None, text='', file=None):
Frame.__init__(self, parent)
self.pack(expand=YES, fill=BOTH)
self.makewidgets()
self.settext(text, file)
def makewidgets(self):
sbar = Scrollbar(self)
text = Text(self, relief=SUNKEN)
sbar.config(command=text.yview)
text.config(yscrollcommand=sbar.set)
sbar.pack(side=RIGHT, fill=Y)
text.pack(side=LEFT, expand=YES, fill=BOTH)
self.text = text
def settext(self, text='', file=None):
if file:
text = open(file, 'r').read()
self.text.delete('1.0', END)
self.text.insert('1.0', text)
self.text.mark_set(INSERT, '1.0')
self.text.focus()
def gettext(self):
return self.text.get('1.0', END+'-1c')
class SimpleEditor(ScrolledText):
def __init__(self, parent=None, file=None):
frm = Frame(parent)
frm.pack(fill=X)
Button(frm, text='Save', command=self.onSave).pack(side=LEFT)
Button(frm, text='Cut', command=self.onCut).pack(side=LEFT)
Button(frm, text='Paste', command=self.onPaste).pack(side=LEFT)
Button(frm, text='Find', command=self.onFind).pack(side=LEFT)
Quitter(frm).pack(side=LEFT)
ScrolledText.__init__(self, parent, file=file)
self.text.config(font=('courier', 9, 'normal'))
def onSave(self):
filename = asksaveasfilename()
if filename:
alltext = self.gettext()
open(filename, 'w').write(alltext)
def onCut(self):
text = self.text.get(SEL_FIRST, SEL_LAST)
self.text.delete(SEL_FIRST, SEL_LAST)
self.clipboard_clear()
self.clipboard_append(text)
def onPaste(self):
try:
text = self.selection_get(selection='CLIPBOARD')
self.text.insert(INSERT, text)
except TclError:
pass
def onFind(self):
target = askstring('SimpleEditor', 'Search String?')
if target:
where = self.text.search(target, INSERT, END)
if where:
print where
pastit = where + ('+%dc' % len(target))
#self.text.tag_remove(SEL, '1.0', END)
self.text.tag_add(SEL, where, pastit)
self.text.mark_set(INSERT, pastit)
self.text.see(INSERT)
self.text.focus()
if __name__ == '__main__':
try:
SimpleEditor(file=sys.argv[1]).mainloop()
except IndexError:
SimpleEditor().mainloop()
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@mikechen66 mikechen66 commented Mar 20, 2019

What '+%dc' means in the lines of code?

where = self.text.search(target, INSERT, END)
if where:
print where
pastit = where + ('+%dc' % len(target))

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