ActiveState Python Together with "Regular" Python) ((DLE)

W. eWatson notvalid2 at
Mon Jan 12 11:16:16 CET 2009

John Machin wrote:
> On Jan 12, 2:00 pm, "W. eWatson" <notval... at> wrote:
>> I installed "Python" 2.5 a few months ago with IDLE, and decided I'd like to
>> try windowpy from ActiveState. Is having both of these installed going to
>> cause me trouble?
> What is "windowpy from ActiveState"? If you mean you wanted to try the
> PythonWin IDE instead of IDLE, all you needed to do was go to
> hit the big download button
> and make sure you get the 2.5 version (it's the default atm) and
> install it.
Yes, I want to try the PythonWin IDE instead of IDLE. "(DLE" was a typo.

Is it possible to just disable the vanilla (IDLE) version? I may want to 
switch between the two. Most users of the program I'm about to modify use 
the vanilla version. At some point, I may want to go back to it to verify 
that in their world all is OK.

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