Newbie: Pythonwin

Steve Holden steve at
Wed Jan 12 15:42:58 EST 2005

Brent W. Hughes wrote:

> 1)  I'm running a program within Pythonwin.  It's taking too long and I want 
> to stop/kill it.  What do I do (other than ctrl-alt-del)?
When PythonWin is running it puts an icon in the system tray. You can 
right-mouse on this icon and select "Break into running code".

> 2)  I'm running a long program and I want to minimize it to let it continue 
> to run in the background while I do something else in the foreground.  I try 
> clicking on Pythonwin's minimize box but it doesn't respond until the Python 
> program finally quits  Then it minimizes!  Any way I can do what I want 
> here?
Sorry, I think you'll need to ask Mark Hammond to have PythonWin pump 
events more aggressively or some such.

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