Saving history in interactive Python

Costas Menico costas at
Wed Mar 21 05:48:13 CET 2001

Timothy Grant <tjg at> wrote:

>Is there a way to save the history list in the Python

You can use IDLE or Pythonwin (Windows) to do that.

It is such a pain using the command line version of Python. If you
make a syntax error you have to retype the whole line. It would be
nice if there was something similar to DOSKEY where you use the up
arrow and view/edit prior lines. 


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