Idle on Mac issues

Rustom Mody rustompmody at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 13:43:59 CET 2014


I seem to be stuck with some issues of Idle on macs.
The page https://www.python.org/download/mac/tcltk
seems to talk only of Tcl/Tk versions 8.5

Macports seem to have at 8.6
https://www.macports.org/ports.php?by=library&substr=tcl

With a direct download of Tcl/Tk there are some security warnings that prevent it from installing.

Using whatever Tcl/Tk comes with python means many things dont work:
- The options menu wont open
- Various keyboard shortcuts dont work

Any suggestions/directions?

[Me: A non Mac-er with Mac-ers in my class!]




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