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Python3 tkinter text plugin - easily save and load multiple font styles

Project description

coloring pencils!

tttt - tims tkinter text tags

Save and load tags for the tkinter text widget using open office format xml


  • Super easy to use api, All the commands you will need are below!

  • Automatically indent buttons on selection

  • Bold, Italic, Underline, Overstrike, Fonts, Sizes

  • Behavour of adding and removing tags is modeled on libre office


pip3 install tttt


There is a demo picture avaliable

from tttt import XmlManager

tag_manager = XmlManager(text)

bind these to your callback buttons or hotkeys

tag_manager.change_style('solid')                       # underline
tag_manager.change_style(('foreground', value))
tag_manager.change_style(('background', value))

Saving and loading

xml_data =

Configuring Buttons For Indenting

tag_manager.button_references = {'bold':bold,

Coming Next Release

  • copy/paste/saving formatted text

  • python2 support

Change log


  • bug fix - duplicating tags on save/load


  • overstrike added

  • bold/italic buttons etc will no longer steal focus from the widget


  • many bugs removed

Authors and Contributors

Timothy Eichler

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