change syntax coloring in IDLE

Vincent Davis vincent at vincentdavis.net
Tue Jan 27 22:57:52 CET 2009


using terminal and opening"In Vincent's case (EPD), this would be
/Library/Frameworks/Python/Versions/Current/bin/idle2.5"

Worked!!
Thanks for the help.
Vincent Davis



On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 2:42 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 2009-01-27 13:40, Ned Deily wrote:
>
>> In article
>> <77e831100901270950i6b0b510chf80a495a65ca9833 at mail.gmail.com>,
>>  Vincent Davis<vincent at vincentdavis.net>  wrote:
>>
>>> I am using mac with python 2.5.2 and IDLE verison 1.2.2. in the help it
>>> states I can change he text coloring by using "Configure IDLE" but I not
>>> sure what this is. It's not sn the menu, running Configure does nothing.
>>> How
>>> do I change the color (text and background)
>>>
>>
>> There is supposed to be a Preferences menu option for IDLE on OS X but,
>> depending on the Python version and how IDLE is launched, it may or may
>> not appear due to various bugs.  (I'm working on some patches for these.)
>>
>
> I'd love to get these patches so we can include them in EPD. Is there an
> issue on the Python bug tracker that I can follow?
>
>  If you have been launching IDLE via /Applications/MacPython
>> 2.5/IDLE.app, try launching it via the shell command line:
>> /usr/local/bin/idle2.5.
>>
>
> In Vincent's case (EPD), this would be
> /Library/Frameworks/Python/Versions/Current/bin/idle2.5 .
>
>  There may now be a working Preferences menu
>> item under the Python item in the menu bar; there may also be an Options
>> ->  Configure IDLE... .
>>
>
> Yes, to both.
>
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>
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