how to start Idle under Windows

Jyrinx jyrinxatmindspringdotcom
Mon Nov 5 08:37:04 CET 2001

If the newbie might lead the newbie :-) ...

I think there are two versions of the IDLE program file, one whose extension
is "py" and the other which ends "pyw". Try opening the "pyw" one.

jyrinx_list at mindspring dot com

"Jive Dadson" <jdadson at> wrote in message
news:3BE60B50.88B1E792 at
> How do you start Idle when running Windows?  I can get it to come up,
> but I get two extraneous windows on the screen -- a console window and a
> Python interactive window.
> Jive

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