Running a Tkinter GUI in WIN98 without the useless DOS window?

vincent wehren v.wehren at
Sat Feb 1 16:25:53 CET 2003

"Jack Crane" <jdcrane7 at> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:Xns9315316F1819Ejdcrane7yahoocom at
> "vincent wehren" <v.wehren at> wrote in
> news:b1gbar$o6g$1 at
> > "Jack Crane" <jdcrane at> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> > news:Xns93151D69F34FAjdcrane7yahoocom at
> >> Can a Tkinter GUI be run in Win98 without the useless DOS window? I'm
> >> not sure if I expressed that correctly or clearly, but I am using the
> >> Python script at
> >> ,
> >> calling it with a shortcut to Grepper works well, but is
> >> there a way to call without that useless DOS window opening
> >> as well?
> >
> > Try calling your modules *.pyw instead of *.py.
> Nope. Still get the DOS window.

Well, I don't...
How are you starting the module exactly?

Vincent Wehren
> > (BTW: I wouldn't call the command prompt useless..Once you run your
> > code as *.pyw any exceptions that you do not particularly catch and
> > output via a Tkinter message box  will never surface. So I'd leave the
> > *.pyw suffix alone during the entire process of writing/debugging, and
> > rename the when *ready* to deploy...)
> Thanks for this info.
> Jack Crane
> jdcrane7 at

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