Tkinter question

James Mills prologic at
Wed Apr 21 07:25:27 EDT 2010

On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 8:45 PM, Rotwang <sg552 at> wrote:
> def draw(self, w, h):
>        out = Tkinter.Canvas(width = w, height = h)
>        # a load of out.create_line(...)'s go here
>        out.pack()
>        out.mainloop()
> It works, but the problem is that I can't do anything else with IDLE until I
> close the image window. Is there a way around this, so that I can leave the
> image open while I continue to do other stuff?

>From reading the documentation myself (pydoc)...

It would seem your only option is to make a thread
out of this (not my preferred way - I was hoping it was
possible to poll the Tk event system...).


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