Can't Open PY Files

derek / nul abuseonly at sgrail.org
Fri Sep 5 00:37:38 CEST 2003


On Thu, 4 Sep 2003 21:35:05 +1000, "Roger Booth" <rogerb at netspeed.com.au> wrote:

>I've recently downloaded and installed Python23 and am having trouble getting it to function.
>
>I've set the Windows 2000 path variable "C:\Python23" but when I type "python" in a dos command line I get a message saying
>  "'PYTHON' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program of batch file".
>
>It does open when I type in the full path, and via Start\Programs\Python23, but when I enter "import 'filename'" from a file's home
> directory, I get a message saying: "no module named 'filename'".

While in your dos box, what is the output of path?  Is the python path on the
end?

I have to call python file like this python myprogram.py

Derek




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