[Pythonmac-SIG] Tkinter apps hang upon quitting

Kevin Walzer kw at codebykevin.com
Tue Jul 22 15:22:09 CEST 2008

Michael Crawford wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm new to the list, and new to Tkinter.
> I'm working my way through the Tkinter tutorial, but every time I try
> to quit a Tkinter program, it hangs with the spinning cursor, and
> won't completely quit.
> This happens with even very simple programs, and doesn't seem to have
> anything to do with my own source code.
> I would be surprised if this wasn't already a well-known problem, as
> it's 100% repeatible for me, but Google yields no insight.
> I'm using the MacPython 2.5.2 from python.org, running my programs
> from IDLE, on a Core Duo (not Core 2 Duo) MacBook Pro running Mac OS X
> 10.4.11.
> Thanks for your advice.

What version of Tcl/Tk do you have installed?

Can you post some sample code for me to play with?

Kevin Walzer
Code by Kevin

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