In my last post, I wrote how to use a GridSizer to create a generic form. Unfortunately, the wx.TextCtrls all ended up looking fat. It seems that passing a wx.EXPAND flag to the GridSizer when adding the TextCtrl causes it to expand to fill the cell as well as resize when the window itself is […]
In my last post, I created a generic form in wxPython using only wx.BoxSizers for automatic sizing of my widgets. This time, I am adding on to my previous example using a wx.GridSizer to show the following: How to right-align the icon and the label How to vertically align the label with the text control […]
The past couple of days, I've needed a way to create a shortcut on a user's desktop during the login process. I had a way that worked for most shortcuts, but I just could not figure out how to do this one.
One of the first scripts I had to help translate from Kixtart to Python was our map drives script. In it, we would map drives based on either which group the user was in and/or what a custom registry entry said. Here is a partial example of each of these categories in Kixtart: IF READVALUE("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MyOrg", […]
I became a computer programmer in the real world two years ago. To mark this anniversary, I thought I'd talk about some of the things I learned during my time so far. But before we get to that, I think some background is in order. My academic life included going to Iowa State University where […]