IDLE on Mac OS X

Discussion in 'Python' started by Furbybrain, Aug 27, 2006.

  1. Furbybrain

    Furbybrain Guest

    I'm running 10.3.9 and I've just installed Python 2.4. IDLE won't start-
    it bounces in the dock once or twice then goes away.
    I'm new to Python, and I'm trying to learn. Thanks.
     
    Furbybrain, Aug 27, 2006
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    Bill Hale Guest

    In article <MbnIg.65514$>,
    Furbybrain <> wrote:

    > I'm running 10.3.9 and I've just installed Python 2.4. IDLE won't start-
    > it bounces in the dock once or twice then goes away.
    > I'm new to Python, and I'm trying to learn. Thanks.


    You might want to open the console window by running the application
    "Console" found in the Applications/Utilities folder. An error message
    may be there indicating what the problem is.

    -- Bill Hael
     
    Bill Hale, Aug 27, 2006
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    Kevin Walzer Guest

    Furbybrain wrote:
    > I'm running 10.3.9 and I've just installed Python 2.4. IDLE won't start-
    > it bounces in the dock once or twice then goes away.
    > I'm new to Python, and I'm trying to learn. Thanks.

    You need to install Tcl/Tk--it doesn't come with 10.3 by default. Get a
    Panther-compatible version at http://tcltkaqua.sourceforge.net.


    --
    Kevin Walzer
    Poetic Code
    http://www.kevin-walzer.com
     
    Kevin Walzer, Aug 27, 2006
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  4. Furbybrain

    Furbybrain Guest

    Furbybrain wrote:
    > I'm running 10.3.9 and I've just installed Python 2.4. IDLE won't start-
    > it bounces in the dock once or twice then goes away.
    > I'm new to Python, and I'm trying to learn. Thanks.

    ** IDLE can't import Tkinter. Your Python may not be configured for Tk. **
    I'm installing TK like Kevin said. Thanks!
     
    Furbybrain, Aug 28, 2006
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