[Tkinter-discuss] What's the point of Toplevel.wait_window?
Russell E. Owen
rowen at uw.edu
Tue May 11 00:24:49 CEST 2010
<AANLkTin_qngD071tWqhKZL_J4CEhNGwuwxZALbpt_jkv at mail.gmail.com>,
Geoff Bache <geoff.bache at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm struggling to understand what the wait_window method on
> Tkinter.Toplevel objects actually achieves.
> It seemed on the surface like it would make the dialog modal, but it
> doesn't do that. The "grab_set" method achieves that.
> I realise that it starts some kind of local wait loop but I can't
> actually discern any external effect from calling it.
> Geoff Bache
According to <http://wiki.tcl.tk/10014> it waits for the window to be
destroyed. Why do you ask?
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