[New-bugs-announce] [issue39050] The "Help" button in IDLE's config dialog does not work

Zackery Spytz report at bugs.python.org
Sat Dec 14 17:01:41 EST 2019

New submission from Zackery Spytz <zspytz at gmail.com>:

When I click the button, I see a traceback.

Exception in Tkinter callback
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/home/lubuntu2/cpython/Lib/tkinter/__init__.py", line 1885, in __call__
    return self.func(*args)
  File "/home/lubuntu2/cpython/Lib/idlelib/configdialog.py", line 212, in help
    view_text(self, title='Help for IDLE preferences',
TypeError: view_text() got an unexpected keyword argument 'text'

It appears that this bug was introduced in bpo-37628 / 3221a63c692.

assignee: terry.reedy
components: IDLE
messages: 358408
nosy: ZackerySpytz, terry.reedy
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: The "Help" button in IDLE's config dialog does not work
type: behavior
versions: Python 3.7, Python 3.8, Python 3.9

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