from Tkinter import *,win = Tk() "from Tkinter import *"

Larry Bates larry.bates at`
Mon Aug 4 00:37:47 CEST 2008

Pierre Dagenais wrote:
> from Tkinter import *
> win = Tk()
> If I type those two lines at the command prompt (in WindowsXP) I get a 
> new window on my screen. Yet if I copy those lines in a file called 
> and then run "python" at the command prompt I am 
> returned to the command prompt and nothing shows up on the screen. Is 
> this normal behavior or is it a bug?
> Thanks to all who responded to my previous post, it was quite helpfull.

The window opens and closes so fast you can't see it.  You will need to put 
something in the window and start a message loop for it to stay up there.


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