[Idle-dev] Options -> Configure IDLE -> Highlighting in Idle 1.2.1

Tal Einat taleinat at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 20:12:05 CET 2007


> I presume I should rename the existing Python25\Lib\idlelib
>                                 eg to: Python25\Lib\idlelib_original
> and then put this one in instead?

Yup.

> Presumably the newer IDLE will read the old one's config files etc and then
> when I next save settings and/or exit from IDLE, those will be saved in a
> newer format (or with new values in, at any rate)?

Same format, it hasn't changed in quite a while.

> Are there any non-backwards compatible changes, eg in config files, that
> would make it impossible for me to revert to the original IDLE if I need to?
>  I suppose I should back them up too...

Backing up wouldn't hurt, but IIRC there have been no such changes.


Enjoy :)
- Tal


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