[Tkinter-discuss] Tkinter colours lighter on OS X

Kevin Walzer kw at codebykevin.com
Wed Jan 28 15:09:23 CET 2015

On 1/28/15 2:20 AM, Patrick Robertson wrote:
> I'm running OS X 10.9 with Python 2.7.8, Tc/Tk 8.5 (Tkinter specifies 
> __version__ = '$Revision: 81008 $')
> Has anybody else experienced this problem, and if so what is the right 
> fix? Thanks
OS X changed its default rendering of RGB a few years ago; Tk was 
updated last year to reflect this change. If you are using the Tk built 
into OS X, you'll still see the issue. Try installing ActiveTcl and see 
if that helps.

Kevin Walzer
Code by Kevin/Mobile Code by Kevin

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