Tkinter checkbox problem on Windows 2000

Stephen D Evans stevee at recombinant.demon.co.uk
Thu May 24 20:55:12 CEST 2001


I had a similar problem with Tkinter radiobuttons, apparently ActiveState
had a faulty tcl/tk build.

Their bug tracking system works well:

http://activepythonbugs.activestate.com/roundup-public.cgi/UNSORTED32


Stephen D Evans



Tom Good wrote:

> Hello,
>
> The following test program works for me on Linux: it displays a window
> containing a check box with the label "test".  When I run on Windows
> 2000, a window appears containing only the text label.  No check box
> is visible.  What is going on?  Any help would be appreciated.
>
> Tom
>
> My configuration is:
>
> Microsoft Windows 2000 [Version 5.00.2195]
> ActivePython 2.1, build 210
> ActiveTcl-8.3.3.8330
>
> The program:
> #---------------------
>
> from Tkinter import *
>
> root = Tk()
> checkbox = Checkbutton(root, text="test")
> checkbox.pack()
> root.mainloop()
>
> #---------------------




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