Running pydoc from the Windows XP command line (dos box)

Tony C cappy2112 at yahoo.com
Sun Jan 11 09:41:20 CET 2004


According to the help for pydoc, it can be run as a script, from the
command line.

"Or, at the shell command line outside of Python:
Run "pydoc <name>" to show documentation on something"

However, when  I run pydoc from the Windows XP command line, it
launches my editor (Codewright) and displays pydoc.py in the editor.

I want to be able to use it to display docstrings in my modules, from
OUTSIDE of the interactive interpreter.

How do I keep my editor from launching when I type pydoc at the
command line ?

thanks



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