Tkinter - non-ASCII characters in text widgets problem

Piet van Oostrum piet at
Fri Jun 26 19:28:35 EDT 2009

>>>>> Sebastian Pająk <spconv+m at> (SP) wrote:

>SP> Maybe this picture will tell you more:

>SP> The original script:

>SP> May someone can confirm this osx behaviour?

Yes, I get the same. But it is a problem of the underlying Tk
implementation. I get the same strange behaviour in wish.

Text widgets seem to have the same problem and it has to do with the use
of QuickDraw rather than ATSUI in Tcl/Tk 8.4. Whereas 8.5 uses ATSUI but
this seems to cause other problems.


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