small issue with Idle

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Fri Aug 8 23:07:44 CEST 2008

Lie wrote:
> On Aug 8, 9:41 pm, v4vijayakumar <vijayakumar.subbu... at>
> wrote:
>> When you press 'home' button cursor goes before >>> prompt. This is
>> little uncomfortable.
>> I am using Idle 1.2.2. (python 2.5.2.)
> This is IDLE's behavior, not really python's. Anyway, I don't really
> mind the minor annoyance as you don't seriously program serious
> program in interactive mode (no pun intended). Anyway, if you feel
> really disturbed by this, you should file a bug in:

I verified that behavior is same in 3.0b2.  I added a note to
In the meanwhile, PageUp PageDn will go where you want if there is text 
above the window to jump to.

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