[Tutor] Creating simple windows in XP

W W srilyk at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 19:10:40 CET 2009

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 5:45 PM, Alan Gauld <alan.gauld at btinternet.com>wrote:

> You mean like doing
> import tkMessageBox
> tkMessageBox.showinfo("Window Text", "A short message")
> in Tkinter? :-)
> OR
> res = tkMessageBox.askokcancel("Which?", "Ready to stop?")
> print res
> At that level Tkinter is pretty easy too.

After trying that and getting the mildly annoying root window to pop up I
did a quick search and found how to hide that window.

from Tkinter import Tk
root = Tk()
tkMessageBox.showinfo("Window", "Root window is gone!")

If you need it back, root.deiconfiy() will show the window again.

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