From: John Stone (
Date: Fri Apr 17 2020 - 22:23:30 CDT

  I just recompiled a new build using Tcl/Tk 8.6.10 and indeed,
the all-black Tk window problem went away. That said however, the color
scheme is now a dark gray (looks more like "dark mode" on a modern phone)
which doesn't look at all the way it had in previous revs. It is perhaps
usable, but surprising. Your previous test build didn't exchibit any of
that behavior, at least in my own testing. I'm compiling Tcl/Tk on the
latest Catalina update, so it's possible that's a factor, or something
to do with an interaction between FLTK and Tcl/TK. We'll see. I can
try different versions of FLTK also.

I will update the test build tonight with a new one.
I'll add a "Rev2" to the next build to indicate it has been updated
since the first one people tried so far today.


On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 12:42:29AM +0200, FX wrote:
> > Can you validate whether it works if you edit those in your copy?
> Sorry I forgot to mention that. Yes, it does.
> > There is an release of Tk, which may have been a bug fix.
> > I will try that first. I have also built 8.6.10 and may try that next.
> 8.6.10 is what I used in my own builds, and it works almost fine. Except the constructor grid issue.
> Cheers,
> FX

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