tkinter redraw rates
davea at davea.name
Wed Jul 17 12:07:22 CEST 2013
On 07/16/2013 11:04 PM, fronagzen at gmail.com wrote:
> Noted on the quoting thing.
> Regarding the threading, well, first, I'm not so much a programmer as someone who knows a bit of how to program.
> And it seems that the only way to update a tkinter window is to use the .update() method, which is what I was experimenting with. Start up a new thread that just loops the .update() with a 1ms sleep until the download is done. It seems to work, actually.
update() is to be used when it's too awkward to return to mainloop. In
my second approach, you would periodically call it inside the processing
loop. But unless tkinter is unique among GUI's, it's unsafe to do that
in any thread besides the GUI thread.
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