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Added a frame to the GUI to align entry and button widgets. Also adde…

…d comments to make GUI code more understandable
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hortonr6 committed Nov 22, 2017
1 parent 1bdd55b commit 93e6f02ceadb86481615d7830386518944c86e8f
Showing with 20 additions and 16 deletions.
  1. +20 −16 Client.py
@@ -3,22 +3,16 @@
import tkHyperlinkManager as tkHLM
import webbrowser

# Create Socket and connect to server
thisSocket = socket.socket()
thisSocket.connect(("127.0.0.1",5001))

def chatbotExit(): #Richard
''' Sends a message to the server to notify it that the chatbot is
quitting and then closes the interface and allows other functions
to end properly'''
exitMessage = "END"
thisSocket.send(exitMessage.encode())
userInput.delete(0, tk.END)
window.quit()
window.quit() #Closes the GUI window which then leads to the rest of the program being able to end as mainloop() terminates
return None



def receiveMessage(i): #Richard
''' Receives multiple messages from server if needed, until server
sends EndOfMessage and displays the recieved messages on the user
@@ -43,6 +37,8 @@ def receiveMessage(i): #Richard
searchLink = message
hyperlinkObj = tkHLM.HyperlinkManager(chatHistory)

#This function is now local to remove the need to pass an argument which
#was breaking the external code used to manage the hyperlinks
def openLink(): #Richard
''' Opens the link sent by the server'''
webbrowser.open(searchLink, new=2)
@@ -82,6 +78,10 @@ def sendMessage(event=None): #Richard
userInput.delete(0, tk.END)
receiveMessage(i)

# Create Socket and connect to server
thisSocket = socket.socket()
thisSocket.connect(("127.0.0.1",5001))

i = 0 #Counter used later to prevent the global variable username being reset

#GUI Start
@@ -90,22 +90,26 @@ def sendMessage(event=None): #Richard
window.geometry("600x600")
window.configure(background="cornflower blue")

lblTitle = tk.Label(window, text="CHATBOT JEFF", bg="cornflower blue", font=("Helvetica", 24))
lblTitle = tk.Label(window, text="CHATBOT JEFF", bg="cornflower blue", font=("Helvetica", 24)) #Main title for the chatbot GUI
lblTitle.pack()

lbl = tk.Label(window, text="\nChatHistory", bg="cornflower blue", font=("Helvetica", 16))
lbl = tk.Label(window, text="\nChatHistory", bg="cornflower blue", font=("Helvetica", 16)) #Title that sits above the chat history text widget
lbl.pack()

chatHistory = tk.Text(window)
chatHistory = tk.Text(window) #Creates the text window that will be used to show the chat history
chatHistory.pack(padx=30)
chatHistory.configure(state="disabled")
chatHistory.configure(state="disabled") #Prevents the user from typing directly into the chat history

userInputFrame = tk.Frame(window) #Creates a frame to hold the widgets related to user input
userInputFrame.configure(background="cornflower blue")

userInput = tk.Entry(window, width=50)
userInput.pack(pady=15)
userInput.bind("<Return>", sendMessage)
userInput = tk.Entry(userInputFrame, width=80) #Adds a text entry widget to the frame
userInput.grid(row=0, column=0, ipady=3, padx=2)
userInput.bind("<Return>", sendMessage) #Binds the return key to the widget so that it calls the sendMessage function when the key is pressed

sendBtn = tk.Button(window, text="Send Message", command=sendMessage)
sendBtn.pack(side="right", pady=15)
sendBtn = tk.Button(userInputFrame, text="Send Message", command=sendMessage) #Adds a button widget that sends the message found in the entry widget to the server
sendBtn.grid(row=0, column=1)
userInputFrame.pack(pady=15) #Adds the frame and its contents to the GUI so it is displayed with the rest of the elements
#GUI End

receiveMessage(i) #Receives the initial message from the chatbot

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