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One problem I have with Tkinter is scrolling.

In other frameworks I just say "this frame (containing lots of widgets) is scrollable" by setting one property to true and it just works. Including vertical and horizontal scrolling, mouse-wheel support, and standard keyboard shortcuts like page-down etc.

In Tkinter this seems almost impossible. It takes dozens of lines of code; many events must be implemented manually, including low-level things like calculation of scroll offsets; good mouse-wheel support is very difficult; etc. It feels more like I'm _implementing_ (rather than _using_) the scrolling widget. And in the end it the UI flickers like crazy during scrolling.

Is there something I overlooked?




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