Newbie using Python

Mark Welborn markw at electromotor.com
Thu Aug 15 15:06:39 CEST 2002


Thanks for the help, I forgot about using the quotes when using
os.system("").  Everything works fine.  Sorry about not making my question
more direct and I appreciate the feed back.

Sincerely,

Mark Welborn
Network Administrator
Electro-Motor, Inc.
markw at electromotor.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Welborn" <markw at electromotor.com>
To: <python-list at python.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 15, 2002 1:10 AM
Subject: Newbie using Python


> Hello everyone,
>
> I have installed Python on my Windows machine and trying to learn the
> language.  I could also use a better understanding of programming
techniques
> in general. Anyway....from the reviews that I've read it looks like Python
> should be a good programming language to learn.   I hope that my question
is
> not too simple.  :-)
>
> How does a person get Python to make a system call under Windows ?  I have
> tried 'import os' and 'import sys', but I must not understand the fine
> points of making this work in a Python script.  Do I use the Windows
> commands as in MS-DOS prompt or do I need a Python module using Python
> commands ?
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Mark Welborn
> Network Administrator
> Electro-Motor, Inc.
> markw at electromotor.com
>
>
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