En Fri, 10 Apr 2009 21:14:01 -0300, norseman <email@example.com>
> norseman wrote:
>> Gabriel Genellina wrote:
>>> En Fri, 10 Apr 2009 14:50:57 -0300, norseman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>> However, in order to explain my problem, I need to control the font
>>>> since text graphics only work for a given font. It's as small as I can
>>>> get it.
>>> I didn't understand what your problem is actually.
>> UUHHmmmmmmmm Did you read the pdf?
Yes (and I guess not many people would do). It wasn't clear *what* you
were asking until this post.
> To Wit: I re-read the contents of the pdf and I think I can see where
> I wasn't completely clear on the differences between grid and parcel.
(are you sure the grammatical issues are relevant at all...?)
> I need some way to get things of different sizes onto the backdrop -
> where I want them, regardless. Something like, backdrop is 10 inches
> wide and 5 inches tall. First piece of paper is 2x2 inches and second is
> 6x3 (goes under first) and third is 4 x 2 and goes next to first and on
> top of second. And so on.
> Tkinter (actually Tk) isn't liking me very much.
Now, if the above paragraph really summarizes your problem, I think you
should use the "place" geometry manager, not grid (nor pack).
The Tkinter documentation  is rather short but the Tcl docs  have