[Chimera-users] Sudden Chimera issues with OSX Mojave?

Geoffrey Sametz sametz at udel.edu
Thu Jun 27 08:52:32 PDT 2019

You may already know this, but: the latest Tk (8.6.9) doesn't play well
with tkinter. Python's solution seems to have been to bundle 8.6.8 with new
installs. In my own projects I installed 8.6.8 to regain functionality.

I posted an answer to a related question on stackoverflow and included


--Geoff Sametz

On Wed, Jun 26, 2019 at 2:41 PM <chimera-users-request at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:

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> Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 10:58:21 -0700
> From: Eric Pettersen <pett at cgl.ucsf.edu>
> To: Neil Rzechorzek <njr48 at cam.ac.uk>
> Cc: "chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu BB" <chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu>
> Subject: Re: [Chimera-users] Sudden Chimera issues with OSX Mojave?
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> Hi Neil,
>         I don?t know why your systems would have started having problems
> in the last 48 hours.  Nonetheless, I suggest you try using the daily build
> instead of the production release.  The daily build uses a newer version of
> the Tk windowing toolkit that Chimera relies on to draw windows, handle
> scrolling, etc. and that newer version in particular has some fixes for bad
> scrolling behavior.  If the daily build fails to remedy the problem, try
> using Chimera?s Help?Report a Bug to make a bug report.  The bug report
> will include many details of your hardware and software setup that will
> help us investigate the problem.
> ?Eric
>         Eric Pettersen
>         UCSF Computer Graphics Lab
Dr. Geoffrey Sametz
QDH 104
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Delaware
sametz at udel.edu
(302) 831-3621
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