[Urwid] Urwid Digest, Vol 58, Issue 6

Max E. Kuznecov mek at mek.uz.ua
Wed Jul 14 14:39:26 EDT 2010

2010/7/14 Muhammad Ammar <mammar at gmail.com>:
>> > second thing i want to know about is how to make dialogboxes
>> > independent, by independent i mean how to display a dialogbox on an
>> > already running gui. for example, my gui application is running and i
>> > want to display notifications/messages to user using dialogbox, so
>> > what i need is dialogbox should appear on my already running gui
>> > instead of drawing a new screen and then showing the dialog box, this
>> > is what currently happening.
>> >
>> > I need a start point on how to make dialogboxes independent(or
>> > whatever you say).
>> Hi,
>> if I understand well what you want, you can use Overlay widget to do
>> this: use your dialogbox as top widget (first argument), and
>> mainloop.widget as bottom one (second argument).
>> cheers
>> Goffi
> Hi Goffi,
> Thanks for reply. I have already checked that with overlay but getting
> rendering errors.
> Anyother idea for anyone?

I use dialog boxes a lot in my project, take a look at box*.py files in
http://github.com/syhpoon/xyzcmd/tree/master/libxyz/ui/ I believe
you'll get the idea.


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