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wxPython / samples / wxPIA_book / Chapter-10 / with_accelerator.py

import wx

class MyFrame(wx.Frame):
    def __init__(self):
        wx.Frame.__init__(self, None, -1,
                          "Accelerator Example")
        p = wx.Panel(self)
        menu = wx.Menu()        
        simple = menu.Append(-1, "Simple &menu item")    # with mnemonic
        accel  = menu.Append(-1, "&Accelerated\tCtrl-A") # with accelerator
        
        menu.AppendSeparator()
        exit = menu.Append(-1, "E&xit")
        
        self.Bind(wx.EVT_MENU, self.OnSimple, simple)
        self.Bind(wx.EVT_MENU, self.OnAccelerated, accel)
        self.Bind(wx.EVT_MENU, self.OnExit, exit)
                  
        menuBar = wx.MenuBar()
        menuBar.Append(menu, "&Menu")
        self.SetMenuBar(menuBar)

        # An alternate way to make accelerators
        acceltbl = wx.AcceleratorTable( [
                (wx.ACCEL_CTRL, ord('Q'), exit.GetId())
            ])
        self.SetAcceleratorTable(acceltbl)
        

    def OnSimple(self, event):
        wx.MessageBox("You selected the simple menu item")

    def OnAccelerated(self, event):
        wx.MessageBox("You selected the accelerated menu item")


    def OnExit(self, event):
        self.Close()
        

if __name__ == "__main__":
    app = wx.PySimpleApp()
    frame = MyFrame()
    frame.Show()
    app.MainLoop()