[Tkinter-discuss] Running tkinter from MacOS Automator

Kevin Walzer kw at codebykevin.com
Mon May 2 21:00:35 EDT 2022

On 4/29/22 8:54 AM, Alan Gauld via Tkinter-discuss wrote:
> When I click it my app starts OK but the UI is all in black apart
> from the buttons and scrollbars. Everything works ok (buttons,
> menus etc) except I can't see anything on the GUI because of the black.

Sounds like you are connecting to the system Python and the ancient 
version of Tk (8.5) that ships with macOS and is seriously broken. I 
assume your installation of Python connects with something more modern 
(8.6.12 is the current version). You may want to check your path in the 
automator script to make sure you are using the correction version of 

Kevin Walzer
Code by Kevin

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