Can I run a python program from within emacs?
david.reitter at gmail.com
Sat Mar 22 09:47:47 CET 2008
On Mar 20, 3:09 pm, jmDesktop <needin4mat... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, I'm trying to learn Python. I using Aquamac an emac
> implementation with mac os x. I have a program. If I go to the
> command prompt and type pythong myprog.py, it works. Can the program
> be run from within the editor or is that not how development is done?
> I ask because I was using Visual Studio with C# and, if you're
> familiar, you just hit run and it works. On Python do I use the
> editor for editing only and then run the program from the command
> line? Thank you.
Aquamacs, just like any variant of GNU Emacs, will show a Python
menu. There's a "Start Interpreter" function, and one to evaluate the
buffer (C-c C-c). It's pretty straightforward (a euphemism for
If the Python menu doesn't show, then something is going wrong. M-x
python-mode RET would switch it on.
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