Hi, 

From: Mac <webrg.ruby-talk.com / Panscend.com>
Subject: TkEntry with { (left brace) characters
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2004 03:54:59 +0900
Message-ID: <C3uVb.251427$xy6.1311894@attbi_s02>
> The exception is the "{" (left brace). Type one in and the entry box has 
> one "{", but The TkVariable @myText displays it as empty (the TkComm 
> object sees that as an escaped character "\{" ).  Type a second left 
> brace and the entry field has 2 braces and the TkVariable @myText still 
> extracts an empty string.

Sorry. It's a bug of TkVariable#to_s (TkComm::string).
Please use TkVariable#value instead of TkVariable#to_s. 
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                                  Hidetoshi NAGAI (nagai / ai.kyutech.ac.jp)