Tkinter on Mac OS crashes python
On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 11:13 AM Chip Towner <chip at gct3engineering.com> wrote:
> I am trying to use tkinter and when I attempt to do so Python crashes. I am accessing Python (v 3.6.8) in Spyder (v3.6) from Anaconda. The version of TkVersion tells me the version is 8.6 and the Anaconda environment browser tells me it is 8.6.8.
> An example piece of code I am trying to run (pulled from the __init__.py file in the tkinter code installed by Anaconda) is provided below. The code crashes when tk = tkinter.Tk() is called. I have traced the crash into this method to a call to _tkinter.create(). The debugger can?t step any further.
Possibly significant: This is not the Python provided by Mac OS; you
have multiple installations of Python.
Can you try this, please?
>>> import sys, tkinter
>>> sys.executable, tkinter.__file__
Might be that you're getting tkinter from a different installation,
which could break all manner of things. Might be not, too, but worth