[Urwid] listbox

Ian Ward ian at excess.org
Tue Oct 17 09:49:21 EDT 2006


Rebecca Breu wrote:
> Zitat von Fabian Braennstroem <f.braennstroem at gmx.de>:
>> Do you recommend using the listbox for such file entries at
>> all? I would like to add the size, date and mode of the
>> files in certain regions (columns) of the listbox. It would
>> be some kind of table; e.g. like in Rebecca's 'unicore'.
>> Would be nice, if you got any recommendations!
> 
> The ListBox is great! :)
> 
> For my "table", I used a Columns widgets with each column containing a
> ListBox widget. So in your case that would be one ListBox with the filenames
> in the first column, one ListBox with the according file sizes in the second
> column etc. This approach gets a little tricky if you want rows of this table
> to be selectable only as a whole, but I could post a stand alone version of the
> Table widget I am using in the unicore configuration stuff, if you are
> interested.

Wouldn't it be easier to make a ListBox containing Columns?  That way 
you can have a whole row selected without any tricks.
If you use the same column parameters they should all stay lined up, and 
if one cell overflows into the next row space will be added to the other 
columns in the same row.

Ian





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