Tcl/tk HelpViewer widget based on Tkhtml 3.0

HelpViewer - a tcl/tk widget The helpviewer widget represents the core functionality for for the helpviewer application. The functionality is based on Tkhtml3.0 (shared library) and subsequently on the html3widget (tcl/tk source package). Usage: After download, the package might not run out of the box. Continue reading...

Create Markdown Table of Content

Create Markdown Table of Content A small utility function to create a table of content section at the beginning of a markdown file. Purpose Let’s assume the following work-flow: Usually I use a text editor (preferable with code highlighting for the markdown syntax) for text-writing. Continue reading...

Recursive directory listing for Hugo

How to program a recursive directory listing I came across the idea to create a summary page showing all files which are stored in a directiory down below Hugo’s /static folder. Here is a brief description of how such a shortcode could be implemented. Continue reading...

File rename utility

File rename utility Welcome to the filerename utility Purpose This utility renames all files of a given directory so that the last modified date of each individual file is added as prefix at the very beginning of the filename. I am pretty sure one can find already tons of software applications out there which support such a functionality (or maybe not). Continue reading...

Font selection dialog

Font chooser / font selection dialog Although there are many similar font selection dialogs available, I always wanted to create a dialog which allows to choose a font in an easy and efficient way. This is a support package for tcl/tk which implements another kind of font selection dialog (or so called font chooser dialog). Continue reading...

Tag Cloud for Hugo

Tag & Categories Cloud for Hugo Tags and categories are a great choice for organizing content. In this post I’d like to show how to layout & program a tag cloud for hugo, a static site generator. When creating a new article in the content folder, don’t miss to enter the “tags” and “categories” taxonomy information. Continue reading...

Leverage page bundles in Hugo

Page Bundles in Hugo Page bundles are available in hugo (a static web site site generator which is great fun) for quite a while now. I always wanted to store files (assets and images, etc…) which belongs to an article in the same directory as the article itself - or at least in a sibling directory down below the content tree. Continue reading...

Yet another Screenshot application

ScreenShot Application Create a screen-shot and copy it as image to the clipboard. Right now an executable for windows and as well the source code is provided. The software is published as open source. This application is basically a proof of concept how complicated it would be to just take the [tcltk-starter-package] ( /blog/2019/08/04/19-08-04_tcltk_starter_package/ ) (available on this site) plus a few support packages (already developed) and glue all together to a small application. Continue reading...

Tcl/tk savedefault package

Tcl/tk savedefault package Purpose This package is quite small but turned out to be incredibly useful for me. In fact I am using it for almost all GUI related programs I wrote so far. This is probably also one of my very first tcl/tk utility package I wrote. Continue reading...

Tcl/TK - Starter package

Programming in Tcl/TK - Starter package What is Tcl/TK ? Tcl/TK (Tool Command Language) is a very powerful but easy-to-learn dynamic and open source programming language. The motivation for this article is to give a beginner, who wants to learn the language some usefull information and as well a “starter package” which includes the required software to start with (see download link below). Continue reading...