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tkinter.tix "Control" widget don't work with StringVar?


On 6/1/2019 9:28 PM, jfong at ms4.hinet.net wrote:
> Below is a simplified version of the sample script downloaded from its package.
> When run it, the entry field display '0' instead of 'P&W'.
> PS. I am using Python 3.4.4, Windows 32bit
> 
> ----test0.py----
>   1 from tkinter import tix as Tix
>   2
>   3 root = Tix.Tk()
>   4
>   5 demo_maker = Tix.StringVar()
>   6 demo_maker.set('P&W')
>   7
>   8 c = Tix.Control(root, label='Engine Maker: ',
>   9                variable=demo_maker,
> 10                options='entry.width 10 label.width 20 label.anchor e')
> 11 c.pack(side=Tix.TOP, anchor=Tix.W)
> 12
> 13 root.mainloop()
> --------
Line numbers interfere with copy and paste.

Control or Spinbox controls a number that can be increased or decreased 
with the arrows.  You can use a number string like '33' or Intvar or 
Floatvar.

Note that tix is unmaintained, deprecated, and generally not advised for 
new code (or new users).

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy