Pausing for Python Interpreter error messages...

Bruno Desthuilliers bdesth.quelquechose at
Sat Jan 6 15:57:48 CET 2007

redefined.horizons at a écrit :
> I've written a few classes that I have been testing in IDLE. However,
> every time I make a change to the classes based on the testing I have
> to walk through all he steps of preparing the classes for testing
> again.
> So I wrote a script that does all the set-up work for me. 

You may want to have a look at the unittest module then:

> The only
> problem is when I run this script using the Python interpreter I can't
> get the command prompt to stay up long enough for me to read the
> message.
> How do I get the command prompt to stay up?

first open the "command prompt", then launch your script from the 
command prompt.

> Is there a way to run my
> script and view the error message in IDLE?

menu run->run module, or just hit the F5 key.

> Thanks for the help.
> Scott Huey
> P.S. - I'm using Windows XP with the latest Python 2.3.

Python 2.3 is years old. Latest is 2.5.

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