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Re^3: Tk::FileDialog: can't make ".filedialog" its own master

by elef (Friar)
on Jan 31, 2011 at 20:49 UTC ( #885357=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Tk::FileDialog: can't make ".filedialog" its own master
in thread Tk::FileDialog: can't make ".filedialog" its own master

Thanks for this one. It's been three years since your posts, but the bug hasn't been fixed. I just came up against it on a Win7 system with ActivePerl 5.10.0.
GetOpenFile works fine for me, so I'll just use that. Here's the documentation on getOpenFile. It comes with Tk, no install needed.
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Re^4: Tk::FileDialog: can't make ".filedialog" its own master
by Anonymous Monk on May 24, 2011 at 03:58 UTC
    Hmmm, I'm getting this problem on a debian install perl. not activeperl. i'm using it to select only directories and i tried Gtk2::Ex::Dialogs::ChooseDirectory and came up against hell with it too until i realized that everything else in the app is tk. tia

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