Because of this, we strongly recommend that you do not attempt to use Tkinter or IDLE with the Apple-supplied Python 2.6.1 in 10.6.
This variant is the standard native OS X variant in Tk 8.6 and as of Tk 8.5.13.
Aqua Cocoa support was backported to Tk 8.5 (prior to 8.5.13) and released by Apple starting with Mac OS X 10.6 and by Active State starting with their 22.214.171.124 release.
As of 8.5.13, the Tk project no longer supports Carbon builds of Tk 8.5.
A newer native implementation available as a universal 64-bit and 32-bit binary.
(This problem is documented as Tk bug 2907388.) There is also the more general problem of input manager support for composite characters (Tk bug 3205153) which has also been fixed in more recent Tcl/Tk 8.5 releases.
You can avoid these problems by using a current installer that links with Active Tcl 126.96.36.199 or by using a third-party distribution of Python that does not use Apple 8.5.9 Tk.This is an This release is included in Mac OS X 10.6.IDLE is known to hang or crash when used with the Apple 8.5.7 included in all versions of Mac OS X 10.6.x.This is an Note While Tcl and Tk are separate frameworks and libraries, they are closely related and are normally installed or updated simultaneously.You should not attempt to mix-and-match Tcl and Tk versions.Aqua Carbon Tk 8.4 is included with Mac OS X releases 10.4 through 10.13 and is also available from Active State.