Newbi q: show prog

James Tanis jtanis at charter.net
Wed Nov 26 09:27:28 CET 2003


Not positive, but I don't believe cmd is provided in windows 98. So he'd
need to use command.com.

On Wed, 2003-11-26 at 03:15, Alan Kennedy wrote:
> [Christoffer T]
> > I have tried to write "python file.py" in run, but it just very fast
> > open and close dos window. So what should I do to get to show the
> > program.
> 
> Open a command prompt window in which to execute your script. This can
> be done in multiple ways: perhaps the easiest is to type "cmd.exe"
> into the "run" prompt.
> 
> When the command prompt window appears, change into the directory
> containing your python source, using the "cd" command.
> 
> C:\>cd mypythondir
> 
> And then execute your source as you tried before.
> 
> In order for the command prompt window to find the python interpreter,
> you may need to set the environment variable PATH to point at your
> python installation. For example
> 
> C:\mypythondir>set PATH=C:\python23;%PATH%
> 
> As a quick check that this is working, just type "python" at the
> command prompt: this should bring up the interactive interpreter. Exit
> this interpreter by typing ctrl-Z and pressing the return key.
> 
> C:\mypythondir>python
> Python 2.3 (#46, Jul 29 2003, 18:54:32) [MSC v.1200 32 bit (Intel)] on
> win32
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> ^Z
> 
> Your python script should now run just fine:
> 
> C:\mypythondir>python file.py
> <your output>
> 
> but-hey--its-windows-98--anything-could-happen-ly y'rs,
> 
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