Version 73 of Changes in Tcl/Tk 8.6

Updated 2012-12-18 15:45:39 by dgp

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Tcl Changes

New Backslash Syntax

Changes to Tcl Commands

New Commands

New Subcommands

Expanded Syntax / New Options

New unsupported commands

Changes to Tcl variables

New global variables

Changed Tcl behavior


Tk Changes

Changes to Tk Commands

New Commands

New Subcommands

Expanded Syntax / New Options

Changed Tk behavior

  • GIF photo images written with LZW compression.
  • event generate can now generate <Focus*> events.
  • Tk for OS X/Aqua now built on Cocoa libraries.
  • image write -file uses file name extension as format hint.
  • Revised <MouseWheel> event handlers. Tip #171 .
  • Color names redefined to match Web conventions Tip #403

New Events


Changes to Bundled Packages

New packages

Updated packages


Changes to consider when moving to Tcl 8.6