[Tkinter-discuss] window flashes rapidly

Cam camfarnell at bitflipper.ca
Wed May 2 14:36:19 CEST 2012


I had a similar issue a couple of years ago but only on Mac, not on Linux or Windows. It was hard to trace because once you got the lollypop of death you had to kill the process; no error report. Alas it was part of a very large program and I was never able to isolate the code that provoked the problem.

Cam Farnell

On 12-05-02 04:48 AM, Michael O'Donnell wrote:
> Hi Lynn,
>
>     I do remember seeing this somewhere before, but years ago,
> and I think it was on a linux box (and the same code behaved well
> under Windows).
>
> What OS are you on?
>
> Is it possible to create a short bit of code that replicates
> the problem and that you can send?
> (this step by itslef often reveals the problem to
> yourself)
>
> Does your code do any catching of window resizing,
> and on this basis of this, reformat any widgets?
> (I once had a problem that in catching a window resize,
> I re-arranged my panes to the new size, which in itself
> caused the window resize event to be called).
>
> Mick


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