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tcl::chan::textwindow(n) 1 tcllib "Reflected/virtual channel support"


tcl::chan::textwindow - Textwindow channel

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  • package require Tcl 8.5
  • package require TclOO
  • package require tcl::chan::events ?1?
  • package require tcl::chan::textwindow ?1?


The tcl::chan::textwindow package provides a command creating write-only channels connected to text widgets. Anything written to the channel is printed into the associated widget.

The internal TclOO class implementing the channel handler is a sub-class of the tcl::chan::events framework.


::tcl::chan::textwindow widget

This command creates a new textwindow channel and returns its handle. Data written to this channel will appear in the associated widget.

Bugs, Ideas, Feedback

This document, and the package it describes, will undoubtedly contain bugs and other problems. Please report such in the category virtchannel of the Tcllib Trackers. Please also report any ideas for enhancements you may have for either package and/or documentation.


Tk, reflected channel, text widget, tip 219, virtual channel