Tkinter: Do you really need a "root"?
Greg Ewing (using news.cis.dfn.de)
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Tue Jun 10 05:16:42 CEST 2003
> In article <c281f461.0306071450.553776ea at posting.google.com>,
> bobsmith327 at hotmail.com (Bob Smith) wrote:
>>from Tkinter import *
>>root = Tk()
>>app = Frame(root)
>>But do I really need root?...
Yes. This is an annoying quirk of Tk. If you don't
explicitly create a root window, Tkinter will create
one for you, but one must exist.
You can hide it if you want, though, by doing
Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,
Christchurch, New Zealand
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