[IronPython] Console

unrealportal unrealportal at gmail.com
Wed May 30 12:38:21 CEST 2007

Try taking a look at IPIDE at
I can't say this on behalf of Microsoft, but I am sure that the command line
window is just a quick way to have an interface to IronPython. I wouldn't be
concerned about this being the intended way to use IronPython on daily


On 5/30/07, Szurek, John <JohnSzurek at clearchannel.com> wrote:
>  I'm having a bit of an adjustment in moving from Python to IronPython and
> hope that somebody can help…..
> The console in Python is a real Windows window.  When I run Python in the
> Python console I get an output window that is a real Windows window.  All of
> that means that I can cut and paste freely into the code window and I can
> cut and paste freely from the results window.  The IronPython "console" is
> not a console at all, it is the command line.  It is clumsy and clunky and
> virtually unusable unless you are pre-Windows and happen to like command
> lines!  Kind of ironic, I think --- the open source community builds a
> language that runs natively in a Windows environment while Microsoft builds
> an "improvement" on the language that runs at the command line!
> So, am I missing something here?       Thanks --- John
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