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