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Easygui project shuts down

Effective March 6, 2013, I am shutting down the EasyGui project. The EasyGui software will continue to be available at its current location, but I will no longer be supporting, maintaining, or enhancing it. The reasons for this decision are … Continue reading

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EasyGui and Threads

I’ve just received a question from an easygui user that says, basically: “I’m trying to run easygui in independent threads, and it is not working. Can you tell me what I’m doing wrong? (code enclosed)” Well, a short answer might … Continue reading

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EasyGui version 0.96 BETA is available

EasyGui version 0.96 BETA is available. It can be downloaded from the beta download page of the EasyGui page at SourceForge. This version of EasyGui fixes some problems with Python-version independence. A statement with Python 2.x-style exception-handling syntax raised a … Continue reading

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EasyGui version 0.95 has been released

EasyGui version 0.95 has been released. It can be downloaded from the downloads page of the EasyGui page at SourceForge. This version includes one enhancement. Previous versions of EasyGui could display only .gif image files using the msgbox or buttonbox … Continue reading

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EasyGui v0.94 has been released

EasyGui version 0.94 has been released. It can be downloaded from the downloads page of the EasyGui page at SourceForge. Highlights of this release include: The distribution now includes setup.py.  This should make it easier to install EasyGui, especially for … Continue reading

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EasyGui and Unicode

As Python 3 is now more Unicode-friendly, I’m getting more and more enquiries about using EasyGui with Unicode. First, of course, folks are interested in using EasyGui to display messages in non-Latin character sets.  They are interested in whether EasyGui … Continue reading

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EasyGui doesn’t get focus on Mac OS X

Nick Fisher has reported that when he’s running EasyGui on OS X, the launched UI windows don’t have focus.  The problem is easy to reproduce. from easygui import * msgbox(“Hello, world!”) He has tracked down the problem. It looks like … Continue reading

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