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Author terry.reedy
Recipients kbk, lac, markroseman, roger.serwy, terry.reedy
Date 2015-10-30.01:43:50
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Either tkinter and tkinter.messagebox or subprocess must be imported to display a message when IDLE is started from an icon, and there is no console.  With subprocess, '''python -i -c "print('Cannot start IDLE (or whatever)')"''' should work.  If nothing else, this would be a way to display a message when import tkinter fails.
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