biggles on windows

Kyle Yancey kyle at
Thu Jan 30 02:27:51 CET 2003

The Windows installer could be designed for activestates python.  If
you're not running the activestate version, then you don't have the
registry settings.  That happens some times.  Here's what I have in my

Create the following key

Create a string called CurrentVersion here.
Then set it to whatever your version number is.  Mine is set to 222.

Now create a corresponding key.

Set the (Default) string to whatever your install directory is.  Mine
is C:\Python22\

Now try installing again.

On 30 Jan 2003 00:39:46 GMT, Uwe Schmitt <uwe.schmitt at>

>I tried to install the 2d plotting package biggles
>( on my Win2K machine. I use
>ActiveState python.
>My problem is the following: when using the binary
>installer for biggles, the installer does not
>find my python installation and entering the
>apropriate path manually is not possible.
>I posted the problem to the biggles mailing list
>but got no answer.
>Did anyone manage this problem ?
>Greetings, Uwe.

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