tkinter - changing the mouse pointer?

Thomas Lane tom at
Tue Apr 4 00:08:38 CEST 2000

Does anyone out there know how to change the mouse pointer in tkinter? I'd like
to change the mouse pointer to an hourglass (or the default 'wait' icon for the
os) and back to normal after a short operation. How do I go about doing this?
I've hunted through the Grayson book without success.

Thomas Lane
Parlant Technology
tom at

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