[Tkinter-discuss] No menu displayed.

Kevin Walzer kw at codebykevin.com
Thu Jan 10 12:57:59 CET 2013

On 1/10/13 5:04 AM, François laforgia wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm a beginner in Tkinter development and I have a problem w/ the menus
> under Mac OS.
> I would like to build a GUI w/ menus but when I run the program on MAC OS
> Lion everything is ok but no menus are displayed in my window. I tried to
> run the same program w/ the same Python version on a Ubuntu 12.04 and this
> time the menus are correctly displayed.
> I also noticed that IDLE doesn't display the menus either.
> I'm not stuck as I can continue to code on my Linux but at the end this
> program will have to run mainly on Mac OS and at this time I can't provide
> it as it is.
> I had a look at the known issue on the Python website but nothing seems
> related to this problem. It is also possible I do something wrong but I
> can't find what. Please can you help me to troubleshoot this issue ?
On MacOS, the menubar is at the top of the screen, not attached to a 
window. I see the menu fine on my system in your code sample.

Kevin Walzer
Code by Kevin

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