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Title: IDLE freezes at random
Type: behavior Stage: resolved
Components: Versions:
Status: closed Resolution: works for me
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: aledeaux, ned.deily, rhettinger, terry.reedy
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2021-03-14 01:18 by aledeaux, last changed 2022-04-11 14:59 by admin. This issue is now closed.

Messages (7)
msg388643 - (view) Author: Adrian LeDeaux (aledeaux) Date: 2021-03-14 01:18
My IDLE shell keeps freezing when using the turtle module. I am using MacOS High Sierra 13.10.6. It says it is fine, but I can't get the window open. I have to restart the shell entirely. I can't type or do anything. I have to do the [command]+[Q] shortcut and then open the app again. Any ideas?
msg388644 - (view) Author: Adrian LeDeaux (aledeaux) Date: 2021-03-14 01:44
Only when using the turtle module does it happen.
msg388648 - (view) Author: Raymond Hettinger (rhettinger) * (Python committer) Date: 2021-03-14 02:33
Are on an Intel processor or Apple Silicon?
msg388649 - (view) Author: Adrian LeDeaux (aledeaux) Date: 2021-03-14 02:35
My processor is Intel core 2 duo.
msg388661 - (view) Author: Ned Deily (ned.deily) * (Python committer) Date: 2021-03-14 04:37
What version of Python are you running? And from where did you get it?  Based on your other recent issue, it sounds like you may be trying to use an old version of Python 2.7, which is now retired.  If possible, try using a current supported version, like Python 3.9.2.
msg389122 - (view) Author: Terry J. Reedy (terry.reedy) * (Python committer) Date: 2021-03-19 22:59
How are you starting IDLE? How are you using the turtle module?  What does "can't get the window open" mean exactly?  Does the menu item Shell => Restart Shell work?
msg392744 - (view) Author: Ned Deily (ned.deily) * (Python committer) Date: 2021-05-02 22:16
Without more information and a way to reproduce the behavior, there is little we can do to help here. If the problem persists, please re-open with more information, in particular a copy of the Python version information from the IDLE shell you are using to run the turtle module, i.e.:
Python 3.9.4 (v3.9.4:1f2e3088f3, Apr  4 2021, 12:19:19)
[Clang 12.0.0 (clang-1200.0.32.29)] on darwin
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:59:42adminsetgithub: 87656
2021-05-02 22:16:48ned.deilysetstatus: open -> closed
resolution: works for me
messages: + msg392744

stage: resolved
2021-03-19 22:59:53terry.reedysetnosy: + terry.reedy
messages: + msg389122
2021-03-14 04:37:18ned.deilysetnosy: + ned.deily
messages: + msg388661
2021-03-14 02:35:09aledeauxsetmessages: + msg388649
2021-03-14 02:33:42rhettingersetnosy: + rhettinger
messages: + msg388648
2021-03-14 01:44:50aledeauxsettype: behavior
messages: + msg388644
versions: - Python 3.10
2021-03-14 01:18:14aledeauxcreate