[Tutor] cannot get a label message to display immediately

Alex Kleider akleider at sonic.net
Fri Aug 14 18:50:31 CEST 2015

On 2015-08-14 09:32, Bill Allen wrote:
> I am working in Tkinter.   The scenario is that I click a button that
> starts a function running.   No problem there.   However, the function 
> may
> take some time to run and I do not want the user to be worried.   I am
> wanting to immediately set a label when the function starts to say 
> "Please
> Wait".  However, the label does not show up until the function 
> completes.
> How do I get both actions to happen essentially at the same time, the
> writing of the label and the execution of the function?  I have no code 
> to
> show on this one because I am lost in the weeds, not sure of the 
> general
> way to go on this.
> Thanks,
> --Bill Allen

Might it be possible to insert the code that posts the 'label' into the
beginning of the function's code block?

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