[Tkinter-discuss] Re: making tkFileDialog and tkMessageBox modal on Win32

Greg Lee glee at pharsight.com
Wed Apr 13 01:10:26 CEST 2005

On Fri Apr 8 03:04:10 CEST 2005, jepeler wrote:

>If window B is not modal, (you can still work with window A while it's
>displayed) then why do you want the dialog which is conceptually the child of B
>to block interaction with A?  Maybe the behavior you saw on Windows is
>correct for this reason.

If a file-dialog child of B is active and I launch A, the rendering of A is messed up.  
Application modality prevents this.  Absent this rendering problem, I probably wouldn't care (although it would still be odd that tkSimpleDialog is application-modal but tkFileDialog and tkMessageBox are not).

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