[Idle-dev] IDLE Freeze

David Nielsen dniels35 at dmail.dixie.edu
Sat Aug 27 00:22:11 CEST 2011

My apologies for your time, I hadnt realized that this was an issue
addressed on the site and within IDLEs interface.  After installing
ActiveTCL 8.5.10 from python.org/download/mac/tcltk the issue was resolved.

On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 12:52 PM, David Nielsen <dniels35 at dmail.dixie.edu>wrote:

> Hi,
> I am having an issue with IDLE.
> I'm running IDLE 2.7.2 and Python 2.7.2 with Tk 8.5 on Mac OS X 10.6.8.
>  The install package was downloaded from the following Python.org link under
> the "Downloads" section:
> Python 2.7.2 Mac OS X 64-bit/32-bit x86-64/i386 Installer<http://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.7.2/python-2.7.2-macosx10.6.dmg>
> When I open a new window either by File>New Window or by Command-N, IDLE
> freezes every time, forcing me to do a Force Quit on the program.
> The first time I ran the program I opened a new window without issues.
>  Since then I have had no success in opening a new window without having
> IDLE freeze up.
> I searched the forums and found a post from over a year ago with the same
> issue but I am wondering if this is still a current issue and any progress
> on fixing this bug.  In the meantime, is there any sort of workaround that I
> can employ?
> Thanks for your support in this matter,
> --
> Dave Nielsen

Dave Nielsen
Work Study for VP of Student Services
Dixie State College of Utah
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