Tkinter is a Python library that allows you to write GUI interfaces for Windows, Unix, and Linux operating systems.
The Tkinter library is built-in with every Python installation, so it’s already installed in PyCharm per default. This means that you have to do nothing else but to run “
import tkinter” or “
import tkinter as tk” in your Python 3 script without installation.
(Just ignore the
AttributeError in the console—I tried to check the TKinter version but it didn’t have the
__version__ attribute. 😅 )
If just importing the Tkinter library doesn’t work for you, chances are that you’re using Python 2 in which case you may want to try the capitalized form “
import Tkinter” like so:
Of course, you can also try to manually install Tkinter in the PyCharm “Terminal” view using either of the following:
pip install python-tk
pip install python3-tk
sudo apt-get install python-tk
sudo apt-get install python3-tk
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