Chained Widget Alias Example

An example of using chained Enaml aliases.


To see this example in action, download it from chained_widget_alias and run:

$ enaml-run chained_widget_alias.enaml



Example Enaml Code

# Copyright (c) 2013, Nucleic Development Team.
# Distributed under the terms of the Modified BSD License.
# The full license is in the file LICENSE, distributed with this software.
""" An example of using chained Enaml aliases.

<< autodoc-me >>
from enaml.widgets.api import Window, Container, Slider, Field, GroupBox

enamldef InternalBox(GroupBox):
    """ The internal content box.

    The slider is aliased via 'slider'.

    alias slider
    title = 'Inner Box'
    Slider: slider:

enamldef OuterBox(GroupBox):
    """ The outer content box.

    The internal content box is aliased via 'box'.

    alias box: internal
    title = 'Outer Box'
    InternalBox: internal:

enamldef Main(Window):
    """ The main application window.

    This window uses a chained alias to bind the inner slider of the
    group boxes to the other slider in the main window. It also uses
    a subscription on the chained alias to update a read only field.

    title = 'Chained Widget Alias'
        OuterBox: outer:
            box.slider.value := slider.value
        Slider: slider:
            value = 50
            read_only = True
            text << str(