Beginner in Python

Christian Schnell schrist at gmx.net
Wed Nov 7 08:58:28 CET 2001


Hi,

thank you. This was my mistake. I also tried it at the dos promptyesterday, but
I worked in the wrong directory.

Thanks,

Christian


Emile van Sebille schrieb:

> Hah... I got caught explaining this one last week.  ;-)
>
> You are to type "python helloworld.py" at the dos prompt
> ("C:\Dir\Of\HelloWorld>"), not the python prompt (">>>").  I suspect that as
> double click it in the explorer that everything else required is already in
> place.
>
> --
>
> Emile van Sebille
> emile at fenx.com
>
> ---------
> "Christian Schnell" <schrist at gmx.net> wrote in message
> news:3BE85DF9.CDF844D2 at gmx.net...
> > Hi,
> >
> > I wanted to start programming in python today and had some problems.
> > I wrote the famous "Hello, world"-programm and saved it as
> > helloworld.py. If I open the programm directly in the explorer it works
> > but I cannot start it from Ms-Dos. If I type python helloworld.py I get
> > the message:
> >
> > File "<stdin>", line 1
> >    python helloworld.py
> >                             ^
> >
> > SyntayError: invalid syntax
> >
> > What is my mistak? Can anyone help me?
> >
> > Thank you,
> >
> > Christian
> >
> > --
> > Don't panic.
> >
> > ICQ 116707729
> >
> >

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