[Idle-dev] How to run selected statements in IDLE (Windows XP)?

Roger Serwy roger.serwy at gmail.com
Thu May 14 04:16:46 CEST 2009

Hi Wei Su,

This functionality seems like a good idea for IDLE, so I wrote an 
extension to execute selected statements. It can be found at   

Place this file under lib/idlelib and then add these lines to 


Roger D. Serwy

Wei Su wrote:
> Hi, All:
> I am a really green user of Python. And I am now using IDLE. The most 
> significant inconvenience so far is that I still cannot figure out how 
> to run selected statements in the interactive mode. In SAS, I can do 
> F3, in R, F5 and in Matlab F9. But I tried all these keys and still 
> cannot figure out how to run selected statements/commands. I am using 
> Windows XP.
> Any help will be really great!
> Wei Su
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