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Author James.Cook
Recipients James.Cook, Marc.Abramowitz, belopolsky, ned.deily, rhettinger, ronaldoussoren
Date 2013-11-24.19:39:39
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This problem still exists with the version of turtle bundled with python 3.3.3 and ActiveState ActiveTcl8.5.15.1.  While it may be an issue with the underlying platform, it's unfortunate for young beginners just learning python who don't understand the underlying issue.

If other parents are searching for a solution, this works:

turtle.getscreen()._root.attributes('-topmost', 1)
turtle.getscreen()._root.attributes('-topmost', 0)

Any chance the workaround patch could be applied so I don't have to tell my kid to add this magic to his scripts?
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