running python from cmd.exe

Dominic Rice dominic.rice at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 11:38:35 CEST 2008


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.tebeka 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



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