[IPython-user] Re: ipython and tkinter canvas

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Sun Nov 7 14:13:03 CST 2004


More info rom Rod Holland...

> A bit more detail:
> 
> So I discovered that if I do not run root.mainloop I can add to the image
> interactively (thats cool).  But the following does not work as a simple
> animation. 
> 
> for i in range(10):
>  tg3=canvas.create_oval(0,0,10*i,10*i,fill='yellow')
>  time.sleep(.5)
> 
> It waits until completion of the loop before updating.  Is there a way to
> force it to update afer each create?  I tried canvas.pack()
> 
> Thanks,
> Rod
> 
> 
> 
> Fernando,
> 
> Is it possible to load up tkinter in ipython and interact with the canvas
> widget interactively?  In my first attempts I can't get control back to the
> command line without closing the window.
> 
> Thanks,
> Rod




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