Tkinter error: tkinter.TclError: bad geometry specifier

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I am trying to change the size of Tkinter window with the following line

root.geometry('500*500')

but I am getting this error:

_tkinter.TclError: bad geometry specifier "500*500"
May 8 in Python by Esha
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2 answers to this question.

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You have to use the character ‘x’ instead of ‘*’ to indicate multiplication. This should work:

root.geometry('500*500')
answered May 8 by Tina
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Try 265*125 config, because only certain configs work
answered Jul 20 by anonymous
Thanks. Is it like there are pre-defined sizes to be used?

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