Archive for December 12th, 2013

The other day I was working on a project where I was using the fabulous ObjectListView widget (a wrapper around wx.ListCtrl) and I wanted to add the ability to double-click an item in the control to make it open a PDF. I knew I had read somewhere on the internet about how do this sort of thing, but it was once again a drag to find that information. So now that I know, I decided to share it this time. I’ll also show you how to open a PDF file on Windows as a bonus! (more…)


Recently I was trying to figure out how to add tooltips to each item in an ObjectListView widget in wxPython on Windows. The wxPython wiki has an example that uses PyWin32, but I didn’t want to go that route. So I asked on the wxPython Google Group and got an interesting answer. They had actually used one of my old articles to build their solution for me. I have cleaned it up a little bit and decided it was worth sharing with my readers: (more…)