running python from cmd.exe

Chris Hulan chris.hulan at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 15:55:34 CEST 2008


On Jul 4, 5:38 am, Dominic Rice <dominic.r... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dominic Rice wrote:
> > Miki wrote:
> >> Hello,
>
> >>> I can't seem to get python to run my scripts using the command: python
> >>> <userscript>.py
>
> >>> If I type python the interpreter runs as I sorted out the Path property,
>
> >>> I'm afraid I don't know much about this kind of thing as I'm a science
> >>> student who needs some Python not a programmer!
> >> Can you be more specific about the error you get?
>
> >> Say you have a script hw.py that contains one line:
> >> print "Hello Python"
>
> >> and you run
> >> python hw.py
>
> >> What is the error you get?
>
> >> HTH,
> >> --
> >> Miki <miki.teb... at gmail.com>
> >>http://pythonwise.blogspot.com
>
> > Sure, I get:
>
> > can't open file <userscript>.py: [errorno 2]No such file or directory.
>
> > Now if I've noticed that if I change directory to (for instance)
> > \Python25 where the script is the command runs fine.(?)
>
> Oh I just noticed you specified hw.py, in that case just to clarify it
> would be can't open file hw.py: [errorno 2]No such file or directory

When you run a script, are you in the directory where the script is
located?



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