Tkinter error __str__ returned non-string (type Frame)

Once again, solving(hopefully) one problem begat another. I was in the process of resolving an issue with tkinter.PhotoImage, and upon finding a solution(I think) I ran into this error:

TypeError: str returned non-string (type Frame)

Anyone able to diagnose my issue? can’t figure out where this is coming from even(though supposedly in the middle line of my code snippet(according to the error)).

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Code Snippet:

sceneryImage = tk.PhotoImage(playFrame, file = themeDictionary["Test Theme"][0][0])
scenery = tk.Label(playFrame, image = sceneryImage, text = themeDictionary["Test Theme"][0][1], compound = "bottom")
scenery.grid(column = 3, row = 0, stick = "NSEW")

Thank you

Try setting that to sceneryImage = tk.PhotoImage(file = themeDictionary["Test Theme"][0][0])
The first argument is name, so you were trying to set the name to a frame object.
Docs: TkDocs - PhotoImage

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I already tried without playFrame, it gave me an error in my program with multiple windows, but not in one with only one, so I assumed that was the issue. Let me try changing playFrame to master = playFrame


That might work, if you get any type errors in the future, check the docs and make sure you are putting the right arg in the right place.

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