interpreter use... help?
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Mon Aug 6 09:04:06 CEST 2001
Hot Dog that work! Thanks.
"Paul Sidorsky" <paulsid at home.com> wrote in message
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> CCLittle wrote:
> > Here is what I do:
> > >>> try:
> > action1()
> > except TypeError:
> > SyntaxError: invalid syntax
> > >>>
> > The except part is highlighted.
> > I just can't make the except go one indentation level lower even by
> > the backspace!
> > Short of putting everything inside a module and importing, is there a
> > around this?
> This works for me in IDLE under WinME:
> > Python 2.1 (#15, Apr 16 2001, 18:25:49) [MSC 32 bit (Intel)] on win32
> > Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> > IDLE 0.8 -- press F1 for help
> > >>> exc = 0
> > >>> try:
> > item = lst
> > except:
> > exc = 1
> > >>> exc
> > 1
> The only formatting I had to do was to press backspace once on the except
> which put the cursor in the first column.
> Notice that the try and except don't line up visually. I guess the trick
> mentally snip out the ">>><space>" part.
> I tried in the plain command line interpreter, too. There you have to do
> tabbing yourself, but you get the "..." prompt so the code does line up.
> Paul Sidorsky Calgary, Canada
> paulsid at home.com http://members.home.net/paulsid/
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