Trouble with Tkinter under IDLE

Anthony Lander alander at
Tue Apr 11 18:00:49 EDT 2000

tjg at (Timothy Grant) wrote in 
<38F37BF9.DCAB3570 at>:

>I believe that the solution is *not* to call mainloop() from your
>programme as it is conflicting with the mainloop() of IDLE. Though I
>don't use IDLE, I do believe that the mainloop in IDLE will allow your
>code to run correctly without you calling it.

Indeed. That seems to be the case.

Looking through the source, it seems that there is a variable 
called _default_root which wants to be set to the default root window. Is 
the normal procedure to check this variable and use it as the root window 
if it's defined?



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