[Tutor] problems with running IDLE under Windows 95

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Thu May 10 09:35:01 CEST 2007

"Alexander Kapshuk" <akap at isd.dp.ua> wrote 
> .... I'd click on the IDLE icon, the hourglass thing 
> would come up for a few seconds and then it
> would disappear.
> What could the problem be there?

 Can you try starting IDLE from a command prompt?
ie. Using python idle.py

That may produce some error messages in the 
console that will help diagnose the propblem.

My suspicion is that although Python works on 
Win95 the underlying Tcl/Tk libraries do not. 
But that's a guess.

Alan G

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