[Bug 1579405] Re: configure idle menu item does not run and freezes entire menu bar

Matthias Klose doko at ubuntu.com
Sun May 8 16:07:31 UTC 2016

*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 1574892 ***

** This bug has been marked a duplicate of bug 1574892
   IDLE 3.5.1+ runtime error on Options -> Configure IDLE

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  configure idle menu item does not run and freezes entire menu bar

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Bug description:
  Ubuntu Xenial Xerus
  Using idle for python 3.5.1
  Clicked on menu item "Configure IDLE" in "Options" menu
  Expected settings and configuration dialog to popup
  Nothing happened, and the entire menu bar froze and would not work.

  Error as returned when running application from terminal:

  Exception in Tkinter callback
  Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "/usr/lib/python3.5/tkinter/__init__.py", line 1553, in __call__
      return self.func(*args)
    File "/usr/lib/python3.5/idlelib/EditorWindow.py", line 516, in config_dialog
    File "/usr/lib/python3.5/idlelib/configDialog.py", line 74, in __init__
    File "/usr/lib/python3.5/idlelib/configDialog.py", line 1086, in LoadConfigs
    File "/usr/lib/python3.5/idlelib/configDialog.py", line 988, in LoadFontCfg
    File "/usr/lib/python3.5/idlelib/configDialog.py", line 866, in SetFontSample
    File "/usr/lib/python3.5/tkinter/__init__.py", line 1333, in configure
      return self._configure('configure', cnf, kw)
    File "/usr/lib/python3.5/tkinter/__init__.py", line 1324, in _configure
      self.tk.call(_flatten((self._w, cmd)) + self._options(cnf))
  _tkinter.TclError: expected integer but got ""

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
  Package: idle3 3.5.1-3
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-22.39-generic 4.4.8
  Uname: Linux 4.4.0-22-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  Date: Sat May  7 13:41:42 2016
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-05-04 (2 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
  PackageArchitecture: all
  SourcePackage: python3-defaults
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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