[IronPython] [python] Using IP with Idle
daftspaniel at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 23:49:35 CEST 2007
Sorry if this shows up twice :-)
Komodo Edit should suit a Unix minded person - it has autocompletion,
strong macros and you can run a command shell interactively from within the
On 10/17/07, Michael Foord <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:
> Allison Day wrote:
> > I have been using python in a unix environment for years and am a
> > complete noob to iron python, windows, and .net as of yesterday
> > (GAAAACK! says the Linux Guy :-) so please be patient.
> > I was looking to use Idle with Ironpython but am not sure how to do
> > this or if it can be done. I saw a reference or two to Idle in the
> > archives, but nothing concrete. I've set the windows path to:
> > C:\Program Files\activeTcl\bin;C:\Program Files\MTS
> > 793\ntbin;C:\Program Files\Common Files\MTS
> > Shared;%SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem;c:\IronPython-1.1;
> > I was reading a few IP articles and they mentioned setting the path,
> > so I tried that and then importing System, but System isn't found. I
> > don't yet understand the relationship between CPython and IP, so maybe
> > idle can't be used. I want idle for the editing capabilities and so
> > on that I'm used to using in the unix environment.
> > So can Idle be used and if not, what else has the formatting that idle
> > does? One guy here using a regular text editor and runs a batch file,
> > but I'm hoping for a little more interactive environment. For
> > licensing reasons, visual studio is a not an option for me at the
> > moment but might be in the future.
> Well, you can edit IronPython code with IDLE - but I don't think you'll
> be able to run it.
> Keeping a command line window opening whilst editing with IDLE is pretty
> easy. Alternatively use a slightly more 'featured' editor that allows
> you to run files with an external command (most text editors will do
> this - plus it can be done with Python IDEs like SPE, Wing and probably
> > Again, I'm a complete Noob so forgive me if this question is too
> > easy. Thanks.
> > A.D.
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