Clearing the screen
steven.bethard at gmail.com
Sun Dec 26 02:47:42 CET 2004
Scott David Daniels wrote:
> Nick Coghlan wrote:
>> Jeff Epler wrote:
>>> I don't know about idle, but the "real" python supports the
>>> PYTHONSTARTUP environment variable.
>> I just tried it - IDLE ignores PYTHONSTARTUP, as does PythonWin (I
>> just started using PYTHONSTARTUP to switch the standard prompt from
>> '>>>' to "Py>').
>> I believe PYTHONSTARTUP is handled by CPython's main function before
>> it gets to the interactive interpreter.
> From the Fine Manual:
> Command line usage
> idle.py [-c command] [-d] [-e] [-s] [-t title] [arg] ...
> -c command run this command
> -d enable debugger
> -e edit mode; arguments are files to be edited
> -s run $IDLESTARTUP or $PYTHONSTARTUP first
> -t title set title of shell window
> On Windows, it is likely to be idle.pyw. So, add a -s to the command
> line used in the shortcut to start Idle.
Anyone know if there is a similar option to PythonWin? I looked around
a bit, but couldn't find one...
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