PythonWin -vs- Idle

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Feb 27 01:40:11 CET 2009


Chris Rebert wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 2:23 PM, Gary Schells <gschells at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Python newbie here.  I am working with Python and geoprocessing in ArcGIS.
>> I'm taking a training course online and the exercise I'm working on makes
>> mention of using PythonWin instead of Idle.
>>
>> I am using version 2.5 and have not been able to locate PythonWin.  The
>> download just includes Idle for the environment.  Can anyone point me in the
>> right direction to download the PythonWin piece of this puzzle?
> 
> Seems to be included in http://sourceforge.net/projects/pywin32/
> 
And it's well worth getting, since it's the recommended programming
environment for ArcGIS. IIRC it uses the COM server capabilities to
achieve some of the required magic.

regards
 Steve
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